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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

BME Associate Professor Jason Franz Elected Program Chair for the American Society of Biomechanics

Dr. Jason Franz, BME Associate Professor, has been elected by the membership as Program Chair for 2022 annual meeting of the American Society of Biomechanics. The American Society of Biomechanics (ASB… Read more

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BME’s Dr. Frances Ligler Cited as Female Role Model in Analytical Chemistry

A recent editorial article in the journal of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, names BME Lampe Distinguished Professor Frances Ligler among a handful world-class female role models in analytical… Read more

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BME Assistant Professor Andrea Giovannucci named 2020 Beckman Young Investigator (BYI)

BME Assistant Professor Andrea Giovannucci has been selected as a 2020 Beckman Young Investigator (BYI), with a grant award of $600,000 to support his proposed research, “An optical brain machine inte… Read more

Innovate Carolina features BME’s interdisciplinary solutions to Covid-19

BME faculty and students at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State have been heavily involved in finding solutions to a wide variety of pandemic issues: from developing face masks, to vaccines and ventilators…. Read more

Darlene West Wins 2020 College of Engineering Award for Excellence

BME Administrative Support Associate Darlene West is one of the College of Engineering’s two SHRA winners of the 2020 Awards for Excellence. While there will be no public recognition by the College an… Read more

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BME Distinguished Professor Frances Ligler featured among Furman University’s Greatest

In Spring 2020, Dr. Frances Ligler, BME Lampe Distinguished Professor, was featured among four of Furman’s greatest alumni—Herman Lay, of the famous brand of potato chips; Thomas Goldsmith, who filed… Read more

BME and ECE researchers develop novel software for lower limb prostheses

Researchers in UNC/NC State BME and NC State Electrical and Computer Engineering have recently developed new software that can be integrated with existing hardware to enable people using robotic prost… Read more

BME Student Anthony M. Kyu awarded 2020 Astronaut Scholarship

Biomedical and Health Sciences Engineering Student Anthony M. Kyu has been awarded this year’s Astronaut Scholarship. It is awarded to students in their junior and senior year of college studying scie… Read more

BME teaching assistant professor Devin Hubbard leads the development of a new N95 mask

BME teaching assistant professor Devin Hubbard, who is also a lead design engineer at NC TraCS Institute, began addressing the shortage in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) soon after the first case… Read more