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Virtual Reality for Early Detection of MS Balance Problems

BME Assistant Professor Jason Franz, together with Dr. Brian Selgrade and Diane Meyer of UNC, and Dr. Jacob Sosnoff of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have used virtual reality experime… Read more

Ashley Brown
BME Assistant Professor Ashley Brown named NC State University Faculty Scholar

NC State’s recently announced 2019-20 class of University Faculty Scholars. BME Assistant Professor Ashley Brown is among the 24 early- and mid-career faculty who received this designation based on th… Read more

BME announces 2020 Lucas Scholars

BME is proud to announce the 2020 Lucas Scholars. All of the nominees were outstanding, so special congratulations to those who were selected. We also thank Dr. Carol Lucas for her inspiration and sup… Read more

BME PI Michael Daniele’s team develops wristwatch that monitors body chemistry

WRAL recently reported on the efforts of Dr. Michael Daniele’s research team to develop a wristwatch that collects health data from the skin’s surface. The device can be used for everything from detec… Read more

UNC/NC State, UCLA, MIT Researchers Successfully Test Coin-Sized Smart Insulin Patch

Dr. Zhen Gu, former professor in the UNC/NSCU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, led animal studies, a precursor to human trials, for a new device to automatically manage glucose levels and d… Read more

Frances Ligler
Frances Ligler Joins Academic Advisory Board for Plaksha University in Chandigarh, India

A storied group of academics, civic leaders, industrialists and entrepreneurs are sponsoring the creation of a new engineering university, Plaksha University in Chandigarh, India. The stated purpose o… Read more

Jason Franz receives NC TraCS Pilot Research Award

BME Assistant Professor Dr. Jason Franz has been awarded a $50k Pilot Research Grant from the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences (NC TraCS) Institute for his proposal titled “The perip… Read more

Joint BME’s Nitin Sharma co-Authors Feature Article in IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor Nitin Sharma, and his co-authors at the University of Pittsburgh – Zhiyu Sheng and Dr. Kang Kim, had their paper titled: Quantitative Assessment of Changes in Muscle Contractility… Read more

Helen Huang Appointed Jackson Family Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering

In January 2020 the Joint Department’s Helen Huang was appointed Jackson Family Distinguished Professor in Biomedical Engineering. The Jackson family is a generous member of NC State’s William Joseph… Read more

Joint BME Spin-Out Company Cortical Metrics Featured on NC Business News Wire

Local company Cortical Metrics, a spin-out from UNC/NC State BME faculty, was featured in a recent article on NC Business News Wire. The story’s focus was Cortical Metrics’ signature product Brain Gau… Read more

Joint UNC/NC State BME Faculty Nitin Sharma Part of Team Receiving IEEE’s 2019 Control Systems Technology Award

In December 2019 new Joint Department Associate Professor Nitin Sharma and his former colleagues at the University of Florida received the 2019 Control Systems Technology award at the IEEE Conference… Read more

Two BME Faculty Receive 2020 Junior Faculty Development Awards From UNC Provost’s Office

BME Assistant Professors Brian Diekman and Imran Rizvi received 2020 Junior Faculty Development Awards from the UNC Provost’s Office Committee on Faculty Research and Scholarly Leaves. Support for thi… Read more