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2024 NSF Fellowship Program Recognize Outstanding Students in Biomedical Engineering

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is a prestigious fellowship program that supports graduate students in various STEM fields. The program provides finan… Read more

BME Faculty Innovations Named Finalists in 2023-2024 Creativity Hubs Selection

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research (OVCR) announced finalists for this year’s Creativity Hubs seed-funding competition. These interdisciplinary teams — representing the UNC College of Arts… Read more

Roger Narayan Elected to Fellow in The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society

Roger Narayan, distinguished professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, was selected as a 2024 Fellow for The Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) this month during the 153rd… Read more

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Melissa Caughey Receives Trailblazer Award for Ultrasound Method to Improve Blood Donation Sampling

Melissa Caughey, research assistant professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the Trailblazer R21 Award by the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineerin… Read more

Derek Kamper at CLEAR Core Open House
Three Members of Biomedical Engineering Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Derek Kamper Derek Kamper, associate professor of biomedical engineering and associate director of the Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR) Core, was elected to the College of F… Read more

Meet Five Wolfpack Women Who Are Innovative Entrepreneurs

Five women who lead startups based on NC State research — and also either hold degrees from the university or teach here — share their insights and perspectives as researchers and startup founders. Th… Read more

Joint BME’s Naji Husseini Wins University Teaching Award

Congratulations to Naji Husseini, Teaching Assistant Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, for being honored with the 2024 Johnston Teaching Excellence Award! Presented annually… Read more

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Autonomous, Self-Driving Microscope Accelerates Cellular Imaging

Legant Lab’s new microscope, featured on the cover of Nature Methods, displays faster, more efficient imaging of cells.   written by Kathleen Clardy for Joint BME Communications Traditional microscopy… Read more

Innovate Carolina Feature: Clot-Busting Combination

SonoVascular, a med-tech startup based on technologies developed by researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University, combines drug-based and mechanical therapies into a novel, pharmaco-mechanic… Read more

Fall 2023 Achievement Award Winners

We are excited to announce and celebrate the outstanding winners of BME’s Fall 2023 Achievement Awards! The award committee recognizes the following recipients for their exceptional talents, accomplis… Read more

College of Arts and Sciences Feature: Engineering Her Dream Degree

The 25-mile shuttle ride between Chapel Hill and Raleigh provides Sunita Agarwala some welcome time to rest and catch up on readings and assignments.   For many Tar Heels, that coursework spans subjec… Read more

Jason Franz Receives Two Grants to Research and Develop Wearable Sensing for Commercialization

Jason Franz, associate professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, has established a productive and collaborative line of research that integrates wearable sensing and machine learnin… Read more