BME Introduces World’s First Bioelectronics Packaging Course

Bioelectronics Packaging Course We are proud to announce that the BME Department will have a new course for Fall 2018 taught by our newest faculty member, Dr. Raj Pulugurtha. This course acts as a bridge between biology and electronic systems. Students will learn the principles that govern the design and fabrication of miniaturized systems for implantable […]

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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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Dr. Shuliang Jiao Granted Patent for Device Assisting Visually Impaired Patients

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On April 24, 2018, Dr. Shuliang Jiao was granted a new patent. Patent #US9952434B2 is a device for assisting visually impaired patients. Patent Summary: The invention pertains to devices and methods that allow a subject having a diseased retina to see a more complete image of the subject’s field-of-view. The invention provides a device compromising […]

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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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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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BME Faculty Appointment to NSF – Dr. Chenzhong Li

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As the NSF program director of Nano-Biosensing program in the Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental and Transport Systems (CBET) Division, Dr. Chenzhong Li will be interacting with principal investigators who are doing research in the field of Biosensors and Biomedical Devices, forming and facilitating merit review panels, managing and recommending funding decisions.  NSF’s engineering directorate has targeted […]

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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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Dr. Ranu Jung Selected as NAI Fellow

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On December 5, 2017, BME Chair Dr. Ranu Jung was selected as an NAI Fellow. The National Academy of Inventors was founded to recognize and encourage inventors with patents to enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, educate and mentor innovative students, as well as translate the inventions of its members to benefit society. […]

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Dr. Ranu Jung featured on Neural Implant Podcast – The People Behind Brain-Machine Interface Revolutions

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Dr. Ranu Jung featured on Neural Implant Podcast – The People Behind Brain-Machine Interface Revolutions. This podcast’s purpose is to bring together the field of neuroprosthetics / brain machine interfaces / brain implants in an understandable conversation about the current topics and breakthroughs. We hope to replace needing to read scientific papers on new research […]

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