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Ryan Gessner and Nicholas Dobes Win Carolina Kickstart Innovation Fellowships

Carolina KickStart has selected two winners for its Innovation Fellowship program—Dr. Ryan Gessner and Dr. Nicholas Dobes, both of whom have ties to our own Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering!… Read more

Senior Design Team “Vascular Visionaries” Win NCEES Engineering Award!

Congratulations to the Vascular Visionaries, a team of undergraduate students from Dr. Andrew DiMeo’s senior design class, on their NCEES Engineering Award for Connecting Professional Practice and Edu… Read more

BME Senior Design Team from UNC Selected as Finalists in National Student Design Competition

Congratulations to UNC senior design team members Lydia Hatfield, Mae-Lyn Leonard, Will James, and Brian Castro. Their project, A Fighting Bid, has been selected as one of six finalists in the 2014 Na… Read more

Dr. Loboa’s Work with Silver Ion-Releasing Nanofibrous Scaffolds Featured in NY Times Blog

Dr. Loboa’s experiences with and research into silver have been featured in an article by Deborah Blum for the NY Times Blog. In the article, “Silver Too Small to See, but Everywhere You Look,” Blum d… Read more

Paul Dayton and Xiaoning Jiang Win 2015 NC State Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Award

Congratulations to Drs. Dayton and Jiang on their recent award from NC State’s Chancellor’s Innovation Fund! The Chancellor’s Innovation Fund, established in 2010, is designed to help innovators trans… Read more

Professor Fran Ligler Awarded Honorary Doctorate by the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece

BME core faculty member Fran Ligler has been awarded an Honorary Doctorate by the Agricultural University of Athens, Greece in Athens on April 4. The university awarded Dr. Ligler the honorary degree… Read more

Dr. Andrew Tucker Featured on UNC’s Newsroom for His Doctoral Work with Mammographic Imaging

The Newsroom, the news outlet for UNC Health Care and School of Medicine, recently showcased Dr. Andrew Tucker’s doctoral work with mammographic imaging. Dr. Tucker, who defended his dissertation late… Read more

Three BME Senior Design Teams Sweep the PDMA Student Product Innovation Competition

Three Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate teams recently took first, second, and third place in the 2014 Student Product Innovation Competition, sponsored by the Product Development and Management As… Read more

Dr. Fran Ligler Elected as a Councillor for the National Academy of Engineering!

Fran Ligler, a core faculty member and Lampe Distinguished Professor, has been chosen as a councillor for the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). The academy membership chooses its council members,… Read more

Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate, Samuela Fernandes, Wins NC Space Grant

Congratulations to Samuela Fernandes on her recent award from the NC Space Grant! Ms. Fernandes is a 2017 Park Scholar at NC State, and she will work in Dr. Elizabeth Loboa’s Cell Mechanics Laboratory… Read more

Biomedical Engineering PhD Student Paul Sheeran Wins 2014 Impact Award

Paul Sheeran, a doctoral student working in Professor Paul Dayton’s lab, has won one of the 2014 Impact Awards from the Graduate School at UNC Chapel Hill. These awards are given to students who, with… Read more

BME Faculty Member Paul Dayton’s Work with Acoustic Angiography Featured on UNC Healthcare News

In collaboration with Dr. Xiaoning Jiang’s lab in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at NC State, Dr. Paul Dayton’s lab has developed a new ultrasound device that may aid in detect… Read more