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Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR)

We are excited to announce the transformation of the former REC into the Closed-Loop Engineering for Advanced Rehabilitation (CLEAR) core. Administratively housed in the Joint Department of Biomedical… Read more

Chris Giardina, MD/PhD student, awarded US patent

Chris Giardina, a BME MD/PhD candidate, has been awarded his first ever US patent for technology relating to cataract surgery. “I’m really proud to be a part of this department,” Chris said when asked… Read more

Andrea Brandt featured in NC State Graduate School magazine

tHINK, the NC State Graduate School magazine, is a biannual publication that features stories about Wolfpack students who are the best and brightest of their generation. It comes as no surprise, then,… Read more

Zenomics, BME spin-out company, raises $5.8M for smart insulin technology

Dr. Zhen Gu’s smart insulin delivery technology has made waves in the biomedical community. Now, his startup company Zenomics is on its way to delivering cost-effective and painless diabetic solutions… Read more

Industry Advisory Board Member George Ligler Elected to National Academy of Engineering

BME Industry Advisory Board member George Ligler has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering. An expert in complex, interdisciplinary systems engineering, he will be inducted into the NAE… Read more

BME Student Groups Win First, Third Place in ASAIO Design Competition

BME’s student-led groups continue to dominate in national and international medical device design competitions. In June, the ASAIO (formerly American Society for Artificial Internal Organs) held its a… Read more

Interdisciplinary Team Annihilates Deep Vein Blood Clots

The partnership between the medical school at UNC Chapel Hill and the engineering school at NC State has resulted in innumerable breakthroughs and next-generation innovation. This time, a collaborativ… Read more

BME Faculty earn Scientific Teaching Fellow Certificates

One of the trademarks of a great department is having faculty members who constantly strive for improvement. BME has recently seen three of its faculty, Drs. Xiaogang Hu, Jason Franz, and Devin Hubbar… Read more

Controlled Release Society Honors Zhen Gu with Young Investigator Award

Dr. Zhen Gu has received the 2017 Young Investigator Award from the International Controlled Release Society (CRS) as a result of his outstanding work with controlled drug delivery and bio-inspired ma… Read more

Stephanie Teeter Wins University Award for Excellence

Stephanie Teeter, lab manager and ten-year veteran of our department, has won an NC State University Award for Excellence! At a ceremony presided over by NC State Chancellor Randy Woodson, Stephanie w… Read more

Undergraduate Team Wins Engineering Education Award

Belltower Medical, an undergraduate team formed in Dr. Andrew DiMeo’s Senior Design course, is at it again. This time, they have won a $7,500 Engineering Education award from the National Council of E… Read more

NC State News Features Guest Post by Fran Ligler

There is one thing that BME faculty cannot be accused of: having a narrow skill set. Recently, Dr. Fran Ligler wrote a guest post for the NC State News that proves her abilities go well beyond science… Read more