Monthly Archives: November 2018

Evening with the Industry Event

On November 6, 2018, AEMB (Alpha Eta Mu Beta), BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society), and IEEE-EMB (Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) student chapters hosted the first “Evening with the Industry” event at FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus. The event was attended by students, faculty, and several industry professionals from companies such as Vivex, Stryker, Cordis, Zimmer […]

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Neural-enabled prosthetic hand system restores sensation to first human subject

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Years after his hand was amputated in a traumatic accident, a hand amputee can “feel” again, thanks to technology FIU engineers have developed. That person – the first person with a hand amputation who has been fitted with a neural-enabled prosthetic hand (NEPH) system that has a fully implanted, wirelessly controlled neurostimulator – has been […]

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