Monthly Archives: February 2018

Engineering Expo 2018

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On Friday, February 23, 2018, FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing hosted its 17th annual Engineering Expo. The Engineering Expo is the college’s premier community outreach event organized annually and welcoming over 1,000 elementary, middle, and high school students from Miami-Dade and Broward County schools. This event provides exposure to science and engineering for local students, and […]

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Heart Day Symposium 2018

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering recently hosted its first annual Heart Day Symposium, as the capstone event of Miami Heart Month. Miami Heart Month was created by Assistant Professor Joshua Hutcheson, whose research is focused on the mechanisms of cardiovascular tissue maintenance and remodeling. Research in Dr. Hutcheson’s lab, Cardiovascular Matrix Remodeling Lab (CMRL), focuses on […]

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Dr. Ranu Jung Granted New Patent for Technology Promoting Adaptive Pacing of the Diaphragm

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On January 23, 2018, Dr. Ranu Jung, BME Chair, was granted a new patent for technology that promotes adaptive pacing of the diaphragm. Patent #US9872989, titled “System and Method for Neuromorphic Controlled Adaptive Pacing of Respiratory Muscles and Nerves”, has been an ongoing project of Dr. Jung’s for several years. Patent Summary: Adaptive systems and […]

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Graduate Research Day 2018

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On Friday, February 2nd, 2018, FIU BME graduate students presented their research in their respective fields. Twenty-four students, in both our Masters and Ph.D. programs, were judged on three different categories: content, display, and oral presentation based on their research. We would like to congratulate first prize winner, iian Black, on his research titled “Recording […]

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