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Kent Gordon Wins Tony B. Travel Award from SLAS

Kent Gordon won a Tony B. Academic Travel Award from the Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Due to the high volume of applications received, this year’s award was highly competitive. Mr…. Read more

Dr. Zhen Gu Wins Pathway Award from the American Diabetes Association

Zhen Gu, faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, received a Pathway to Stop Diabetes Research Award from the American Diabetes Association for his research project titled “Bio-inspi… Read more

Jennifer Price, BME Undergraduate, Earns Honorable Mention from NIH DEBUT Contest

Jennifer Price received honorable mention for her team’s project developing a mobile, objective, concussion screening tool designed specifically for in-field use in a military or sports setting. It co… Read more

James Dieffenderfer, a BME PhD student, wins first prize at CIMIT contest

James Dieffenderfer’s VitalFlo Spirometer won the first prize of $150,000 in the 2014 CIMIT-MGH-APF Primary Healthcare national competition. Dieffenderfer’s team is developing a low-cost, compact, han… Read more

Fran Ligler elected a member of the Advisory Committee for the Advanced Study Course on Optical Chemical Sensors (ASCOS)

BME core faculty member Fran Ligler was named to the Advisory Committee for ASCOS, a European initiative to establish an education, discussion, and contact platform for young researchers working in th… Read more

Huang Group’s Work on Power Prosthetics Featured in NSF Science Now

The work of BME’s Rehabilitation Engineering Center Director Helen Huang, and her researchers Fan Zhang and Ming Liu, are featured in Episode 29 of NSFScience Now. The Huang group’s studies regarding… Read more

News & Observer article highlights plan for joint degree in biomedical engineering

On December 3, 2014 the Raleigh News & Observer published a feature story by Jay Price titled “NC State and UNC planning joint degree in biomedical engineering.”  The article describes how and why… Read more

Jeffrey Powell and Holden Mora on CBS Morning News

The story of how Biomedical Engineering Senior Jeffrey Powell went above and beyond to assist a local six year old boy, Holden Mora – who was born without fully-formed fingers on his left hand, is now… Read more

Huang Group Studies Impact of Power Prosthetic Failures on Amputees

NC State News Release by Matt Shipman Powered lower limb prosthetics hold promise for improving the mobility of amputees, but errors in the technology may also cause some users to stumble or fall. New… Read more

Elizabeth Loboa’s Regenerative Medicine Research: In The News

Dr. Elizbeth Loboa, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, has had her various efforts in Regenerative Medicine recently reported in multiple news outlets. Bob Buckley at Gree… Read more

Five BME seniors receive UNC Honors Program grants

Congratulations to BME undergraduates Taylor Comte, Kai Shin, Alanna Smith, Allie Pinosky, and Stephen Lee, who have each received a $500 grant from the UNC Honors program to pay for expenses associat… Read more

Zhen Gu’s Research on nanodaisies appears on NC State web site homepage

Dr. Zhen Gu, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, had his work on anticancer nanomedicine featured prominently on both NC State University’s home page (http://www.ncsu.edu)… Read more