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Breaking Through Bacterial Barriers in Chronic Treatment-Resistant Wounds

Researchers in the UNC School of Medicine’s Department of Microbiology and Immunology and the UNC-NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering have developed a new strategy to improve drug deli… Read more

Two Joint Department Members Awarded Grants from The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Wesley Legant, assistant professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and the UNC Department of Pharmacology, received a grant for his project titled “Observing Molecules in Context wit… Read more

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Naji Husseini Receives Class of 1996 Award for Advising Excellence

This spring, UNC’s Academic Advising Program solicited student input to nominate advisors and staff serving in an advising capacity for campus awards. The nomination committee selected Naji Husseini,… Read more

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i4 Teams Pitch Surgical Solutions and Monitoring Systems at Biomedical Engineering Student Design Symposium

The i4 Program is a novel initiative within the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering that melds traditional undergraduate engineering education with biomedical entrepreneurship. Composed of four… Read more

Aubrey Gray Receives Grant-in-Aid Research Award from the American Society of Biomechanics

Third-year BME Ph.D. student, Aubrey Gray, has received one of only four highly competitive 2023 Grant-in-Aid Research awards from the American Society of Biomechanics (ASB). The award will support he… Read more

Michaela Copp Graduates with Nonprofit Experience and a Ph.D. from both NC State and UNC-Chapel Hill

Michaela Copp, who is a soon-to-be biomedical engineering graduate with a Ph.D. from NC State University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, knew back during her undergraduate years a… Read more

Jacqueline Cole Receives the 2023 Michael Dickey Outstanding Research Mentor Award

The NC State Michael Dickey Outstanding Research Mentor Award is an annual award given to a faculty member at North Carolina State University who has demonstrated exceptional commitment to mentoring a… Read more

Ph.D. Candidate Junlang Li Receives College of Engineering Doctoral Scholar of the Year Award

The COE Doctoral Scholar of the Year Award is an honor given annually by NC State to recognize the outstanding achievements of a doctoral student in the College of Engineering. This award recognizes t… Read more

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Biomedical Engineering Student and Alumni Devices Make an Impact at eGames

written by Kathleen Clardy and Elizabeth Weintrob for Joint BME Communications   The NC State eGames is an annual student-led competition focusing on entrepreneurship and innovation. Participants… Read more

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Ricky Pimentel Receives University Public Service Award for Contributions to ReCyclery and Latinx in Biomechanix

The UNC Public Service Award Recognizes UNC faculty, staff, students and organizations for outstanding contributions to the campus and broader communities.   Intergenerational discussions about ethics… Read more

2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

BME recipients of the 2023 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) are graduate students Anastasia Sheridan, mentored by Associate Professor Ashley Brown; Nicole… Read more

2023 Lucas Scholars of the Joint Department

BME is proud to announce the 2023 Lucas Scholars and their mentors: Xinyi Li (Mentor: Dr. Brian Diekman); Abel Abraham (Mentor: Dr. William Polacheck); Pooja Shah (Mentor: Dr. Rahima Benhabbour); and… Read more