Monthly Archives: February 2014

Advancing Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience Research

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In pursuit of escalating our advancements in prosthetic research, Ranu Jung, professor and chair of FIU’s Biomedical Engineering Department, visited with officials at the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), a Department of Defense research facility in Fort Detrick. While there, the TATRC prosthetics team learned about cutting-edge research FIU is conducting to restore […]

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Engineering Professor Awarded US Patent for Spectral Contrast For Glaucoma Imaging

Dr. Shuliang Jiao Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering was awarded United States Patent No. 8,641,193 B2 for his development of a method for imaging the earliest signs of glaucoma, so may allow early treatment to save vision. The system, which he explains “provides a method of analyzing a retina comprising applying both visible and NIR […]

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Internships propel FIU grad to NASA

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At 26, FIU alumnus Rigoberto Roche has reached a level of scientific success that many recent graduates can only imagine. His work with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) includes writing complex code for the International Space Station, as well as monitoring telecommunication satellites that serve missions such as the Hubble Space Telescope. A […]

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