From a local operating room to Milan, biomedical engineering alumna excels

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Francesca Riccio-Ackerman recalls shadowing neurosurgeons in the operating room at a local hospital. Her head filled with engineering ideas to facilitate the doctors’ work and improve patient outcomes. It was at this moment that she knew she belonged in the biomedical engineering field. Riccio-Ackerman ’18 graduated recently with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and […]

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Florida Brain Gain: FIU is Ensuring that Sunshine State Employers Find the Talent They Need in New Graduates

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Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS in biomedical engineering in hand, the 2016 alumnus stepped immediately from the commencement stage into a job with the South Florida division of medical technologies firm Stryker. Today the 25-year-old robotics systems engineer (pictured above) […]

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