Monthly Archives: March 2014

FIU hosts BioFlorida’s First Latin America-U.S. Conference in Life Sciences

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FIU will host the inaugural BioFlorida Latin America & Caribbean Life Sciences Conference, a two-day event (March 27-28) focused on best practices in life sciences, including research, development, commercialization, intellectual property law and financing. The conference, organized by BioFlorida and sponsored in part by FIU and Life Sciences South Florida, is an opportunity for industry professionals from the U.S. and […]

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4th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

Keynote  Lecture: Generating and Controlling Arm Movements Using Functional Electrical Stimulation FRIDAY- MARCH 21, 2014 Robert F. Kirsch, Ph.D. Allen H. and Constance T. Ford Professor & Chair Department of Biomedical Engineering Case Western Reserve University Executive Director Functional Electrical Stimulation Center of Excellence of the Department of Veterans Affairs   Presented by: Department of […]

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Welcome New BME Instructional Lab Coordinator : Dr. Yun Qian

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Dr. Yun Qian appointed Instructional Lab Coordinator The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Yun Qian as Instructional Lab Coordinator of Biomedical Engineering at FIU. Dr. Yun Qian joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Florida International University (FIU) in March, 2014. She received […]

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Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB) National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society FIU chapter receives a national award for Most Active Society

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Congratulations to the AEMB FIU chapter for receiving the national award for Most Active Society from the AEMB, National Biomedical Engineering Honor Society under the presidentship of Rupak Dua. They were officially the most active society among all the schools at national level. The award ceremony was held at BMES 2012 conference in Atlanta, USA […]

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Rupak Dua, a Biomedical Engineering Student , won University Graduate School Provost award

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Rupak Dua, won the UGS Provost Award for Graduate Student Engagement, one of the prestigious award that is given to one graduate student once a year. The UGS Provost Award for Graduate Student Engagement recognizes nominees who have, in conjunction with graduate faculty, demonstrated significant local, regional, or global community engagement initiative(s) with a community […]

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Alpha Eta Mu Beta, the biomedical engineering Honor society – Outstanding organization at FIU

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The Alpha Eta Mu Beta, the Biomedical Engineering honor society – FIU Chapter has grown immensely since it was created in 2007 with only ten members. In 2009, 2010 and 2011, 2012 AEMB, won the “Most Active Chapter Award” from the National Alpha Eta Mu Beta organization, and during the past year AEMB have continued […]

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Rupak Dua, making Biomedical Engineering Department proud

Rupak is currently a Ph.D. student in the Biomedical Engineering department at FIU working under Dr Sharan Ramaswamy. His current research focuses on the enhanced anchorage of tissue engineered cartilage with the native tissue. He presented his work in 2013 ASME Global Congress on Nano Engineering for Medicine and Biology, which was held from Feb […]

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