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Five Graduate Students Selected for Department Service Awards

The recipients of the department Graduate Student Service Awards for the 2022-2023 academic year have been selected, and we are pleased to announce that five students will be awarded for their contrib… Read more

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Koji Sode is Awarded a Two-Year JDRF-Helmsley Charitable Trust Project

Koji Sode, a William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, is a lead investigator on an $800K grant from JDRF International and The Leona M. and Harry… Read more

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Graduation Stories: An Interview with Timothy Holder from the Joint Department

Timothy Holder has always felt pulled toward varying interests — medicine, wearable devices, racquetball, exploring new places and philosophy, to name a few. Holder, who graduated with a Ph.D. in biom… Read more

Ke Cheng Named Executive Director of Interdisciplinary Scholarship

Ke Cheng has been named executive director of interdisciplinary scholarship in the Office of University Interdisciplinary Programs, effective October 1, 2022. He will report directly to Rob Dunn, seni… Read more

Huang Elevated to IEEE Fellow

Helen Huang was recently selected as an Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellow for the Class of 2023. Huang was elevated to Fellow for her contributions in control development… Read more

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Senior Design Alumni Obtain Patent for Tracheostomy Patient Project

written by Kathleen Clardy for Joint BME Communications The senior design team, Trachmaster Solutions, was issued a patent this fall for a smart monitor developed to alert parents of tracheostomy pati… Read more

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Dynamic Minds: Collaborating for Breakthroughs

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carolina and NC State leverages the best of both universities to create a unique program for students. Written by Madeline Pace of UNC University Comm… Read more

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Koji Sode on the Value of Global Research Collaboration

Every year, Koji Sode, a William R. Kenan Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering, hosts graduate students and postdoctoral fellows from Japan and Korea at his research lab on UNC-Chapel… Read more

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NC-VVIRAL: A New Collaborative Viral Vector Research Laboratory

This summer, a new research lab that focuses on developing and advancing viral vector technology was opened on NC State’s Centennial Campus. The Viral Vector Initiative in Research and Learning (NC-VV… Read more

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Best Oral Presentation Awarded to Xinrui Ma at UNC Radiology Research Symposium

Xinrui Ma, a first-year Ph.D. student in the joint biomedical engineering department, received the Best Oral Presentation award at the Department of Radiology’s 2022 Research Symposium at UNC-Chapel H… Read more

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Susan Bernacki Receives Campus Safety Award from NC State

NC State’s Environmental Health and Safety Department and the Eastman Chemical Company provide a Campus Safety Award to recipients that show best practices in cultivating a safe working environment wi… Read more

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Joshua Currens Receives 2022 Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences Scholarship

Joshua Currens, a graduate student within the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, is the recipient of the 2022 Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences (AUAS) Zale Parry Scholarship. The scho… Read more