Monthly Archives: August 2018

Dr. Joshua Hutcheson Awarded Florida Heart Research Foundation’s “‘Stop Heart Disease’ Researcher of the Year Award”

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Dr. Josh Hutcheson, Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering has been awarded this year’s “’Stop Heart Disease’ Researcher of the Year Award” by the Florida Heart Research Foundation. The award was presented at the President’s Celebration dinner during the American College of Cardiology, Florida Chapter annual meeting on […]

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Dr. Michael Christie Awarded Top Black Educator

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Dr. Michael Christie, senior lecturer for biomedical engineering, was nominated and chosen as one of South Florida’s Top Black Educators of 2018 by Legacy Magazine. Dr. Christie was featured in Legacy’s Education Issue on July 16, 2018. Dr. Christie has served on BME’s Undergraduate Program Committee, he is a co-faculty advisor for the National Society […]

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BME Welcomes Associate Professor James Schummers

The Department of Biomedical Engineering welcomes Dr. James Schummers! Dr. Schummers has joined our department as associate professor. Dr. Schummers received his B.A. in Neuroscience and Biopsychology from Oberlin College in Oberlin OH, where he studied the role of Neuropeptide Y in long-term potentiation (LTP) in the hippocampus.  He was a Research Assistant at the […]

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BME Welcomes Associate Professor Raj Markondeya

The Department of Biomedical Engineering welcomes Dr. Raj Markondeya! Dr. Raj has joined our department as associate professor. His expertise is in the areas of packaging of electronic and bioelectronic systems, power-supply and wireless component integration in flex and rigid packages, biocompatible packaging with high-density feedthroughs. He also has a joint appointment with ECE at […]

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Shuliang Jiao Promoted to Full Professor

Congratulations to Dr. Shuliang Jiao on his promotion to full professor! Dr. Jiao joined our department in fall 2012. His research interest is mainly focused on the development of innovative technologies for imaging and treatment of blinding eye diseases. Dr. Jiao is the P.I. for FIU’s Eye Imaging Lab. The long-term goal of the Eye […]

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Summer 2018 Graduation

On Monday, July 30th, nine students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering walked proudly across the commencement stage. A total of 3 graduate students and 6 undergraduate students earned their degrees this semester. We are proud to announce the successes of all of our graduating students. We would also like to announce the outstanding dedication […]

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