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BME Academic Advisor Julia Rao receives Pride of the Wolfpack Award

Our department’s Academic Advisor Julia Rao is among the 2021 Pride of the Wolfpack Winners. Julia joined the UNC/ NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering in 2020, following over two years… Read more

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown wins the Therapeutics People’s Choice Award

BME Associate Professor Ashley Brown won the Therapeutics People’s Choice Award for her pitch last week at Equalize 2021, the only pitch competition for women in academia, hosted by Washington Univers… Read more

Arts Everywhere teamed up with BME Alum Caroline Greiner to brighten up the basement of Phillips Hall

BME recent alum Caroline Greiner led an effort to brighten up the stairwell going down to the design labs in Phillips Hall on UNC-Chapel Hill Campus. Her idea was a big one, and she got support from U… Read more

BME Distinguished Professor Fran Ligler receives 2022 ACS National Award in Analytical Chemistry

2022 American Chemical Society (ACS) National Award in Analytical Chemistry, sponsored by Battelle Memorial Institute, goes to BME Ross Lampe Distinguished Professor Fran Ligler. She will be honored a… Read more

BME Associate Professor Nitin Sharma wins NIBIB Trailblazer R21 Award

BME Associate Professor Nitin Sharma and his collaborators have recently been awarded an NIH Trailblazer R21 Award for research on Data-driven Modeling and Ultrasound-based Control of Afferent Nerve S… Read more

Nanodroplets and Ultrasound effective to dissolve blood clots

A new technique for eliminating particularly tough blood clots uses engineered nanodroplets and an ultrasound “drill” to break up the clots from the inside out. “We introduce nanodroplets to the site… Read more

Recent BME Alum Eddie Neri talks to Innovate Carolina about the Helping Hand Project

Recent BME graduate Eddie Neri talks to Innovate Carolina about his experience working with the Helping Hand Project (HHP), designing and building 3D-printed prosthetic hands for children with limb di… Read more

BME PhD Students win Top Prize in Covintus Tech Tank Pitch Competition

UNC Student-Led Startup LiRA, a developer of lip-reading technology for voiceless individuals, has won the $25,000 first-place prize in the Covintus Tech Tank pitch competition. Two BME PhD candidates… Read more

BME NREL Lab’s Prosthetic uses brain signals to help with balance

BME Jackson Family Distinguished Professor Helen (He) Huang’s Neuromuscular Rehabilitation Engineering Lab (NREL) has been working on an ankle prosthetic that relies on the user’s residual muscles to… Read more

BME Freshman Faduma Osman: from a refugee camp to NC State

When the NC State freshman was one year old, her family left the refugee camp in Kenya where she was born and boarded a plane bound for Charlotte, N.C. Though she doesn’t remember her life before she… Read more

UNC Engineers, Physicists, Radiologists and Physicians develop a novel 3D Dental X-ray device

The novel 3D X-ray technology developed through a collaboration between University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill scientists is looking to identify dental issues earlier with more detail and less ra… Read more

The Jackson Family Distinguished Professorship Gift to Helen Huang

While Helen Huang was named Jackson Family Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering back in 2020, the story behind this gift was now revisited on the NC State website, in recognition of donor… Read more