Dr. Ranu Jung Named as Finalist for Health Care Heroes Award

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Dr. Ranu Jung was named a finalist for the prestigious Health Care Heroes Award presented by the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce. A Health Care Hero is defined as an individual, institution, professional, student, volunteer or program, who, through their individual or collective actions have made an extraordinary impact in the Miami health care community. […]

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World’s Ahead Graduate Nicole Sevilla

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Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering College/School: College of Engineering & Computing Nicole Sevilla always dreamed of going to medical school. In high school, she was a member of the Pre-Medical Club and volunteered at Broward General Hospital twice a week. But after starting FIU as a biomedical engineering major, she realized that more than a […]

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Undergraduate Students Selected for MIT Summer Research Program

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Two of our BME undergraduate students have been selected to participate in the prestigious MIT Summer Research Program. Seniors Karla Montejo and Giselle Valdes will spend 10 weeks in Cambridge, Massachusetts conducting research in their respective fields. It is a fully funded research program across several STEM departents at MIT. Karla will be working on […]

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Dr. Ranu Jung Inducted as NAI Fellow

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On April 5th, Dr. Jung was inducted as a fellow to the National Academy of Inventors. Congratulations to Dr. Ranu Jung on this prestigious accomplishment! To read about NAI Fellows, click here.

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Celebrating Women in BME with Graduate Student Sana Nasim

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Throughout the month of March, we celebrate women from around the world who are empowering and inspiring. We had the opportunity to interview Graduate Student, Sana Nasim, to hear about her background, and what it’s like to be a successful woman in a male dominated field. Where are you from? I was born and raised in […]

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BME Celebrates International Women’s Day

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Today, we celebrate International Women’s Day! We would like to celebrate by featuring our female faculty. Dr. Ranu Jung, Chair and Professor of biomedical engineering, is a renowned researcher who focuses on the development of biologically inspired technologies to interface with the nervous system to repair and promote recovery of lost function after trauma or […]

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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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FIU BME faculty travel abroad to test cost-effective and portable device for early detection of cervical cancer

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January is not just a time for celebrating, visiting with family, setting and breaking New Year’s resolutions, but it is also the month that is dedicated to raising awareness for cervical health. Cervical cancer is the fourth most common cancer in women worldwide, and 80% of mortalities from cervical cancer are from developing countries that […]

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