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Helen Huang’s Research on Brain-Connected Prosthetics featured on NCSU web site and in Triangle Business Journal

Dr. Helen Huang, newly hired core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, had her work on prosthetic control with neural signals featured prominently in both NC State University’s o… Read more

BME Postdoc, Dr. Kota Takahashi receives Professional Development Award

In September 2013 the North Carolina State University Office of Postdoctoral Affairs (OPA) selected Joint Department Postdoctoral Associate Dr. Kota Takahashi for a 2013-2014 Professional Development… Read more

BME Student’s Multidisciplinary team wins Medical Category’s First Prize in NASA’s 2013 Create the Future Design Contest

Last fall a group of students in the MBA Product Innovation class, which is sponsored by the NC State’s ASSIST Research Engineering Center, continued to work on their idea after the term ended and the… Read more

BME’s Greg Sawicki Awarded NIH R01 as part of the National Robotics Initiative

On September 18, 2013 Dr. Greg Sawicki, Director of the Human PoWeR Lab in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at NCSU/UNC received a 5-year NIH R01 research grant for his project titled “N… Read more

BME’s Loboa Anti-Microbial Matrix Research Featured in Cover Story of September 14 Issue of New Scientist

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa, core faculty in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering, and the work of her Cell Mechanics Laboratory team were featured prominently in the Cover Story of the September 14… Read more

BME’s Dr. Paul Dayton and Pharmacy Collaborator William Janzen Awarded UNC’s Technology Development Grant

On September 11, 2013 BME core faculty member, Dr. Paul Dayton, and his collaborator, William Janzen (Eshelman School of Pharmacy), received a Technology Development Grant Sponsored by UNC-Chapel Hill… Read more

BME’s Senior Design Program featured in Raleigh’s News & Observer

On September 9, 2013 the Raleigh, NC based “News & Observer” published an article by Laura Baverman titled “NC State leads biomed innovation.” The article describes how the Joint Department’s inno… Read more

BME Spinout Novocor Medical Systems Receives Research Funding and Announces Preferred Stock Financing

The technology behind Novocor Medical Systems (Chapel Hill) was originally developed by students and faculty at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University Joint D… Read more

Dr. Elizabeth Loboa receives Collaborative Funding Grant award from North Carolina Biotechnology Center

BME core faculty member Elizabeth Loboa’s newly supported project aims to develop a novel antimicrobial bandage to promote wound healing. The award comes from a North Carolina Biotechnology Center (NC… Read more

BME Graduate Student Michael Boyle wins travel award to compete for an IEEE 2013 Best Paper Competition

Michael’s paper titled “EEG Feedback-Controlled Transcranial Alternating Current Stimulation” is among the top 10 finalists selected for their contributions to “problems at the neural interface”. Come… Read more

The NCSU/UNC Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering is delighted to announce the arrival of our newest core faculty member; Distinguished Scientist, Dr. Frances S. Ligler!

Dr. Ligler comes to BME-NC from the Naval Research Center in Washington DC where she held the position of Senior Scientist for Biosensors and Biomaterials and was past chair of the Bioengineering Sect… Read more

MEMS Best Paper Awarded to Graduate Student Lauren Bain

Lauren Bain, a second year graduate student in Dr. Albena Ivanisevic’s Lab, won the award for Best Paper at the student level, during the 14th International Symposium on MEMS (Microelectromechanical s… Read more