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BME Faculty Roger Narayan Serving as Primary Meeting Chair for Materials Research Society Annual Meeting

BME faculty member Dr. Roger Narayan is serving as Meeting Chair for the 2016 Spring Meeting of the Materials Research Society (MRS). Roger is acting as primary spokesperson for the meeting and, along… Read more

Dr. Jin Di Receives 2016 Distinguished Dissertation Award

Former BME graduate student Jin Di has been selected to receive a 2016 UNC Distinguished Dissertation Award, which recognizes the scholarly contributions of UNC-Chapel Hill doctoral students in their… Read more

Fran Ligler Receives 2015 Carl Kohrt Distinguished Alumni Award

BME Faculty member Fran Ligler has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Carl Kohrt Distinguished Alumni Award by the Furman University Alumni Board of Directors. This award is given in recogniti… Read more

Microscopic Drug ‘Depots’ Boost Efficacy Against Tumors in Animal Model

UNC/NC State Joint Biomedical Engineering researchers have developed a technique for creating microscopic “depots” for trapping drugs inside cancer tumors. In an animal model, these drug depots were 1… Read more

UNC/NC State Joint BME Department Senior Design Program Featured in IEEE EMBS Pulse

The Senior Design Program pioneered by the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering was recently featured in both online and print editions of the January 2016 IEEE EMBS Pulse, the maga… Read more

Second ‘Faculty Speed Dating’ Event a Step Forward for Collaborative Research

Faculty from BME recently participated in a Research “Speed Dating” event that was held in conjunction with the UNC Department of Surgery and the Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The goal of th… Read more

BME Welcomes Kyle Gray, Development Director

The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is pleased to announce Kyle Gray as the new development director, starting Monday, January 4, 2016. Kyle brings a fifteen-year background in higher educa… Read more

2016 Lucas Scholars

BME is proud to announce the 2016 Lucas Scholars.  All of the nominees were outstanding, so a special congratulations to those who were selected.  We’d also like to thank Dr. Carol Lucas for her inspi… Read more

Zhen Gu’s smart insulin patch among Science Magazine’s top 10 images of 2015

BME faculty Dr. Zhen Gu’s smart insulin patch was included on Science Magazine’s list of top 10 images of 2015. The full article can be read here. The smart insulin patch is designed to automatically… Read more

BME Staff Member Andi Scheer Wins Pride of the Wolfpack Award

BME Staff member Andi Scheer has been awarded a 2015-2016 Pride of the Wolfpack Award, which is given by the University in recognition of outstanding contribution to the department. Andi works tireles… Read more

Recent BME Grad Scott Vu Featured in “Student Project Evolves Into New Tool for the Biotech Industry”

Scott Vu, a recent BME Ph.D. graduate, has been featured in NC State News for his outstanding work with protein synthesis. During his time at NC State, Scott created a computer-based biophysical model… Read more

“This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State” Article Features Post by Dr. Ashley Brown, Recent Recipient of RISF Award

Dr. Brown’s post for NC State’s ongoing news series, “This Is What Science Looks Like at NC State,” was published January 6, 2016. In this great article she includes some features of her professional… Read more