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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

BME Undergraduates Awarded Seven NC State Engineering Scholarships

In December 2019 six BME undergraduates were awarded seven NC State College of Engineering scholarships. Junior Courtney Odea received the Richard Greenwood Thomas Engineering Scholarship. Recipients… Read more

BME Assistant Prof Benhabbour’s breakthrough in women’s health

Assistant Professor Rahima Benhabbour with her breakthrough product, AnelleO Read more

BME Associate Professor Derek Kamper’s research on a virtual reality clinic for stroke survivors

BME Associate Professor Derek Kamper, who is also Associate Director of Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR), has codevelop a virtual reality clinic to make it easier for stroke… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Matt Fisher receives the 2020 ASME Y.C. Fung Early Career Award

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) has awarded BME assistant professor Matt Fisher with the 2020 Y.C. Fung Early Career Award “for leadership in musculoskeletal bioengineering and tra… Read more

BME Professor Paul Dayton and alumni Ryan Gessner co-founders of SonoVol

UNC-affiliated startup company SonoVol is co-founded by Professor and interim chair of BME Paul Dayton and BME alumni Ryan Gessner, who is CEO of the company. SonoVol is a life science research tools… Read more

BME Assistant Professor Matt Fisher named CMBE 2020 Rising Star

BME Assistant Professor Matt Fisher has been named one of the 2020 Rising Stars by the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Special Interest Group within BMES, Biomedical Engineering Society. Awardee… Read more