Monthly Archives: April 2015

Biomedical engineering student earns prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

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Posted by Joel Delgado FIU NEWS The Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Foundation named FIU biomedical engineering major Elizabeth Gallardo a Goldwater Scholar for the 2015-2016 academic year. The scholarship program is designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue careers in the fields of mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering; it is […]

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Pratikkumar Shah, Ph.D. Student wins Junior Research Investigator Award

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January 2015 – FIU Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. student, Pratikkumar Shah won the Junior Research Investigator Award ($500 in cash)- 2015 from the Society of Personalized Nano-Medicine (SPNM). The conference was held in Miami this past January and the competition was open to graduate students and postdocs working in the area of nanotechnology and its applications in […]

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FIU and AEMB After Graduation Mentoring Event

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Please come out and join other BME Alumni at our After Graduation Mentoring Event on May 1st at 6pm in EC 2300.

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First Edition Encyclopedia Edited by Ranu Jung

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The first edition of the Encyclopedia of Computational Neuroscience was published in March 2015 by Springer. Professor Ranu Jung co-edited this four volume work with Professor Dieter Jaeger from Emory University. This major reference work also includes entries by Dr. Brian K. Hillen postdoctoral fellow in the Adaptive Neural Systems Laboratory and Drs. Mohamed Abdelghani […]

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Mini-symposium highlights light-based technologies

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Using lasers to heal scars caused by third-degree burns or past surgeries. Redesigning microscopes in order to place them inside people for imaging and treatment purposes. Using spectrometers to determine the pH level of the milk that will be sold in supermarkets. These were some of the items and topics discussed at a Photonics in […]

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Vinay Bhardwaj, Ph.D. Student, Wins Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant and Dissertation Year Fellowship

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One of FIU’s biomedical engineering’s brightest students, Vinay Bhardwaj, was recently awarded the Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant Award and the Dissertation Year Fellowship Scholarship. Teaching in a newly opened BME lab equipped with a state-of-the-art 3D printer, Vinay educates undergraduate seniors on biological systems, providing mentorship and fostering an engaging learning environment. Vinay’s ability to inspire […]

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