Graduate Research Day 2019

Graduate Research Day 2019

On Friday, March 1st, a record-breaking total of 39 graduate students presented their research in their respective fields. Thirty-one students, both masters and Ph.D., presented their research as a poster presentation, and 8 students (Ph.D.) participated oral...

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FIU Women in Research: Ranu Jung, ADVANCE News

FIU Women in Research: Ranu Jung, ADVANCE News

  What do jawless fish, electronic circuitry, and mathematical formulas have in common? They’re all related to biomedical engineering, and specifically, to the research of FIU professor Ranu Jung, Wallace H. Coulter Eminent Scholars Chair of Biomedical...

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Passion for travel inspires student’s ophthalmology research

Passion for travel inspires student’s ophthalmology research

Biomedical engineering doctoral student Zahra Nafar has always had a drive to see the world. While following her passion for traveling, she discovered another love, ophthalmology. “I basically travel to see different natural scenes. And, I love painting. I mostly...

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Heart Day 2019

Heart Day 2019

On Friday, February 15, our department hosted its second annual Heart Day. Heart Day is the capstone event of Miami Heart Month, also hosted by our department. During this event, we are bringing awareness to cardiovascular disease through the presentation of the Miami...

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CMRL at Motivational Edge

CMRL at Motivational Edge

CMRL members are proud to collaborate with the Motivational Edge, a non-profit organization in Allapattah that provides after school programs for the youth. Once a month, the organization opens up its campus doors for a Family Fun Sunday, where CMRL members volunteer...

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Manu Platt on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Manu Platt on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

On February 8th, our department hosted a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion seminar. Manu Platt, Ph.D., associate professor from Georgia Tech and Emory University presented a lecture titled "The Danger of Acting Now". His lecture addressed the fear of waiting for the...

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Jessica Ramella-Roman elected as SPIE Fellow

Jessica Ramella-Roman elected as SPIE Fellow

Congratulations to Dr. Jessica Ramella-Roman on her election as an SPIE Fellow! Dr. Ramella-Roman is best recognized for her achievements in spectro-polarimetric techniques for diagnostic applications. Ramella-Roman’s research in the Medical Photonics Laboratory...

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BME graduate student earns well-deserved grant

BME graduate student earns well-deserved grant

Sana Nasim recalls meeting Nancy Cavalie at FIU biomedical engineering’s first annual Miami Heart Day Symposium. Little did she know that a short conversation with Miami Heart Research Institute’s Executive Director would steer her last few years as a Ph.D. student in...

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Graduation Fall 2018

On Sunday, December 9th, forty-six students proudly graduated from the Department of Biomedical Engineering. A total of 3 master’s degrees and 43 undergraduate degrees were awarded. We are proud to announce the successes of all of our graduating students. In addition,...

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