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BME Associate Professor Jason Franz receives NIH Grant to Study Falls in Older Adults

BME faculty Dr. Jason Franz has been awarded a new Developmental Research Grant Award (R21) from the National Institutions of Health (NIH) for his proposal titled “The peripheral motor repertoire as a… Read more

BME Spin-out Company Altis Biosystems announces completion of a $3.1 million investment

Altis Biosystems, a company co-founded by BME Associate Professor Scott Magness and former chair Dr. Nancy Allbritton, recently announced completion of a $3.1 million seed investment led by VentureSou… Read more

Ashley Brown
BME Assistant Professor Ashley Brown receives the 2020 TERMIS-AM Young Investigator Award

The TERMIS-AM Committee has awarded Ashley Brown with the 2020 Young Investigator Award. Due to the postponement of the 2020 TERMIS-AM Conference to next year in Toronto, Canada, each award recipient… Read more

BME Interim Chair Paul Dayton Wins the IEEE Carl Hellmuth Hertz Ultrasonics Award

BME Interim Chair Paul Dayton has won the 2020 IEEE UFFC – Ultrasonics Carl Hellmuth Hertz Award. Dr. Dayton received the award for contributions to the study of microbubbles and phase change contrast… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour featured in NC TraCS video

BME assistant professor Rahima Benhabbour, who is also adjunct professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was recently featured in the NC TraCS introduction video, after receiving support from… Read more

BME Professor Roger Narayan becomes Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors

The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) recently announced the 2020 class of Senior Members: BME Professor Roger Narayan is among the 38 accomplished academic inventors representing 24 research univer… Read more

Reimagining U.S. Research Universities during the Pandemic

The pandemic has put unprecedented pressure on universities, which had to find ways to protect the health and safety of faculty, students, and staff; migrate to online education; cease non-COVID-relat… Read more

BME Instructor Dr. Melissa Caughey awarded a $50k pilot grant

BME Research Instructor Dr. Melissa Caughey has been awarded a $25,000 pilot grant funded by the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute, the Hemophilia Center of Western Pennsyl… Read more

Four BME Undergraduates named Grand Challenge Scholars

The College of Engineering and the National Academy of Engineers’ Oversight Committee have named four BME undergraduates as 2020 Grand Challenge Scholars: Michael Clark, Emily Pierce, Matt Traenkle an… Read more

BME Alumn Dr Tojan Rahhal named CEO of Engineering World Health

The Board of Directors of Engineering World Health in Durham, NC (EWH) has named BME Alumn Dr. Tojan Rahhal as their next President and CEO. Dr. Rahhal most recently served as the Assistant Dean of In… Read more

Interdisciplinary collaborations at NC State Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI)

BME associate professor Matt Fisher, who is a member of the NC State Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI), has been quoted in a recent feature about how the institute is making NC State a destination… Read more

BME PhD student Aaron Fleming and Alumn Lindsay Sullivan develop life-changing prosthetic kits in Guatemala

BME doctorate student Aaron Fleming and recent Graduate Alumn Lindsay Sullivan, together with MBA Dustin Prescott are the co-founders of an accessible prosthetics startup OpenGait Prosthetics. Back in… Read more