Yearly Archives: 2014

Chair of Biomedical Engineering receives patent for crutch-free walking device

A portable system and device that can provide crutch-free walking to a person with an injured lower limb, designed by Department of Biomedical Engineering Chair Ranu Jung, was granted a patent in July. The system automatically initiates, terminates, and adjusts based on a combination of the user’s intent to walk and their walking speed. Jung […]

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FIU students shine at Coulter College

A team of six FIU undergraduate biomedical engineering (BME) students participated in the annual Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Coulter College senior design event this summer at the Hyatt Regency in Coral Gables, Florida. The Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, which provides funding translational research in biomedical engineering with the goal of accelerating the introduction of new […]

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Welcome Letter from the Chair

Dear Students, On behalf of our faculty and staff, I am delighted to welcome you to the Department of Biomedical Engineering within the College of Engineering and Computing at Florida International University. We are eager to begin the academic year and we are excited to have you join us on our journey towards establishing FIU […]

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Biomedical Engineering students showcase research at Senior Design Day

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Students from FIU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering showcased their research at the summer 2014 Senior Design Projects Expo and Competition on Wednesday, July 30, 2014. A culmination of the biomedical engineering students’ extensive efforts during their undergraduate degrees, the capstone projects bring together their original ideas, advanced designs, and innovative solutions, and allow them to […]

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Senior Design Projects

Explore the culmination of FIU Biomedical Engineering students; extensive efforts as they present their capstone projects for the undergraduate degrees Original Ideas Advanced Design Innovative Solutions Industrial Partnerships Wednesday, July 30, 2014 8am – 2:30pm EC2300

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Welcome New BME Academic Advisor: Lynneah Brown

  The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University is delighted to announce that Lynneah Brown will be joining the staff as an Academic Advisor. Lynneah was born in Albany, New york. She also lived in Elmira, New York, and then later moved with her parents to Miami, Florida at the age of nine […]

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Pratikkumar Shah awarded “Dissertation Year Fellowship” from the University Graduate School for 2014-2015

Pratik is completing his doctorate under Dr. Chenzhong Li. The goal of his doctoral study is to develop live cell integrated lab-on-chip device for rapid analysis of nanoparticle toxicity in vitro.

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Juan Pham interning for the summer with congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen’s office.

One of our own students, Juan Pham (center), sophomore in biomedical engineering was selected for interning for the summer with the Office of congresswoman Ros-Lehtinen, thanks to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.

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Godvarty receives first U.S. Patent

Health Care Hero, distinguished lecturer, author and now inventor. Dr. Anuradha Godavarty has received her first United States Patent with the design of “Hand-held optical probe based imaging system with 3-D tracking facilities.” In 2009, Dr. Godavarty and her team invented a device to aid in the detection of breast cancer. The first of its […]

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ANS Lab generates interest at eMerge

With more than 6,000 attendees, 100 guest speakers and dozens of events including a fashion show, eMerge Americas Techweek has brought both industry and tech people together in South Florida to explore the possibilities of what most believe is the next developing tech community. With a very Miami feel, the “Art Basel” like showcase inside […]

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