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Yevgeny Brudno Named NC State University Faculty Scholar

NC State’s 2022-23 class of University Faculty Scholars was announced today. These 22 early- and mid-career faculty receive this designation in recognition of their outstanding academic achievements a… Read more

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CDC and Joint Department Collaboration Yields Potential Long-term HIV Protection

Rahima Benhabbour, Ph.D., M.Sc., associate professor of Biomedical Engineering, led a successful effort to create an injectable implant that can release effective HIV PrEP medications into the body fo… Read more

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Department 2022-23 Academic Midyear Achievement Awards

Joint Department Achievement Awardees:   Ph.D. Student Research Achievement The award for Ph.D. student achievement in Research goes to Sang Hun Chung and Hossein Eybposh. Sang exemplifies the BM… Read more

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Donald Freytes Receives School of Medicine Grant for Pilot Project

The UNC School of Medicine Office of Research provided pilot funding to three teams for cutting-edge basic science discovery research. The following article was originally published by the UNC School… Read more

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Graduate Student Highlight: Keerthi Anand Receives 2023 Impact Award

…excited to announce that one of the 11 Graduate Student Impact Awards was granted to the following recipient: Keerthi S. Anand (‘18, Ph.D.) candidate UNC-Chapel Hill and North Carolina State…. Read more

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Miranda Ludovice Among Inaugural Recipients of the Goodnight Doctoral Fellowship

written by Kathleen Clardy for Joint BME Communications   Miranda Ludovice, a Ph.D. student in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering based at NC State University, has been awarded a pres… Read more

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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 tracheosto… Read more