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BME 2021 Lucas Scholars

BME is proud to announce the 2021 Lucas Scholars and their mentors: Christian Fitzgerald (Mentor: Dr. Rizvi) and Kamellia Karimpour (Mentor: Dr. Papadopoulou). The program was named to honor UNC’s Bio… Read more

BME Alum Stephanie Cone selected 2020 Rising Star in Engineering in Health

Recent BME Graduate Alum Stephanie Cone was one of twenty Rising Stars selected from a pool of 160+ global applicants to present at the inaugural Engineering in Health virtual workshop hosted by Colum… Read more

2020 BME Department Achievement Awards

BME Achievement Awards recognize the significant efforts made by faculty, staff, post-docs, and students in research, teaching and mentoring, as well as service to the department. This year the select… Read more

BME Professor Frances Ligler, one of four NIHF inductees at NC State

The National Inventors Hall of Fame (NIHF) honors the best of American ingenuity: 603 inventors have been inducted since the organization’s founding in 1973 and NC State is very well represented with… Read more

BME Research Technician Brian Velasco wins the Faculty Dean’s Performance Award

BME Senior Research Technician Brian Velasco has won this year’s Dean’s Performance Award for his exceptional contributions in faculty support. Brian exceeds expectations in all areas of the lab’s adm… Read more

Two BME PhD students win Impact and Horizon awards

BME PhD students Emily Ozpinar and Gabriela Torres have won the UNC Graduate School’s 2021 Horizon and Impact Awards respectively, among other 14 UNC-Chapel Hill graduate students and alumni. Made pos… Read more

BME alumni Conrad Dear patents a neonatal monitoring device, the “TrachTracker”

BME alumni Conrad Dear, a second-year medical student at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU), has developed a unique monitoring device for neonatal tracheostomy patients, th… Read more

A team of BME Seniors wins two awards in the Carolina Pitch Challenge

MUSE Biomedical, a team of BME seniors who are developing medical devices focused on preventing opioid addictions, won 1st place in the Early Stage Social category and also 1st place in “most buzzwort… Read more

PhD Student Jordan Baer Joiner wins 2nd place at the 2020 PharmAlliance Symposium

UNC Pharmacoengineering PhD Student Jordan Baer Joiner wins second place at the 2020 PharmAlliance Symposium for her talk “Low-intensity focused ultrasound produces immune response in pancreatic tumor… Read more

BME Alum Jamie Cone featured in Design World Network

BME alum Jamie Cone, who graduated from NC State with a concentration in biomaterials, is currently an Engineer II at BD Technologies & Innovation in Research Triangle Park. One of her main respon… Read more

2020-2021 Cohort of Abrams Scholars

We are pleased to announce the 2020-2021 cohort of Abrams Scholars: this year 38 excellent BME undergraduates were selected from a very strong applicant pool to receive a mentored research fellowship… Read more

Seven BME Students inducted into UNC-Phi Beta Kappa

This Fall semester seven BME students were inducted into Alpha of North Carolina Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa: Justin David Boyd, Jennifer Sue Cochand, Callum James Funk, Shureed Deepro Qazi, Ananya Tand… Read more