Biomedical engineering student awarded “Best TA” from provost

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Arash Moshkforouh, from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently awarded the UGS Provost Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant. Arash was presented with his award at the Provost Awards Recognition Reception during Graduate Student Appreciation Week earlier this year. “Teaching has always been one of my greatest passions,” said Arash. “Nothing engages or excites […]

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Shuliang Jiao awarded $2M NIH grant to develop new imaging technologies to treat retinal degenerative disorders

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Shuliang Jiao, Ph.D., associate professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department has been awarded a $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The grant was awarded to aid in his research with new imaging technologies that will be a significant tool for diagnosis, staging, and follow-up of retinal degenerative disorders. Photoreceptors are light-detecting […]

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Dr. Jacob McPherson awarded N.I.H. grant to study New Approach to Treating Neuropathic Pain

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Jacob McPherson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded an Interdisciplinary Rehabilitation Engineering Research Career Development Grant through the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development of the National Institutes of Health, under Award Number K12HD073945. The grant, entitled “Spinal stimulation for neuropathic pain,” will support foundational work characterizing […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Ramaswamy in receiving a Faculty Award for Excellence in Advising & Mentorship

Sharan Ramaswamy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department, has been awarded by the Faculty Senate, Excellence in Advising & Mentorship. The Faculty Senate Honorary Degrees and Awards committee award men and women who represent the ideal and purposes for which the University stands. This award recognizes excellence in distinguished contributions in outstanding work […]

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Sharan Ramaswamy awarded AHA grant to treat heart valve disease in children

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Sharan Ramaswamy, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department, has been awarded an American Heart Association (AHA) grant! The grant, entitled “Bioscaffold mitral valve replacement permitting somatic growth and remodeling” focuses on a promising strategy to treat critical congenital mitral heart valve disease in young children using a regenerative approach. Due to sizing limitations […]

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5th Annual Graduate Research Day

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On October 23rd, the department of Biomedical Engineering at FIU hosted the 5th Annual Graduate Research Day as part of the Wallace H. Coulter Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. The event featured the research of several of FIU BME’s graduate students and also included lectures from Brad Fernald, FIU BME Alumnus and the Director of […]

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Anthony McGoron, Professor of Biomedical Engineering recently elected as a new fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

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AIMBE fellows represent the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the field. The newly inducted fellows were elected through a rigorous process with extensive peer review, followed by a vote of current fellows. This year’s induction will take place at the AIMBE Annual Event, March 15th, at the National Academy of Sciences […]

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FIU Researcher Wins Young Investigator Award

FIU Biomedical Engineering Ph.D. student, Yinchen Song, was selected as one of the thirteen winners of the Young Investigator Awards (YIA) among nearly 200 participants in the BRAIN Grand Challenge Conference held in Washington, D.C. This award was open to students, postdocs, assistant professors, or equivalent, and outstanding young investigators working on Brain Research through […]

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Associate Professor Chenzhong Li receives the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities!

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Chenzhong Li, associate professor of biomedical engineering, is being honored with the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities at FIU’s Faculty Convocation and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, October 2 in the Wertheim Performing Arts Center. This award recognizes excellence in scholarly achievement and research. As one of FIU’s brightest researchers, Li has […]

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Dr. Wei-Chiang Lin: UGS Provost Award for Outstanding Graduate Program Director

‘The service provided by Dr. Lin to enhancement of Graduate Education in Biomedical Engineering has been par-excellence……. He has impacted the overall program in all areas of growth: Curricular Program Development, Student engagement, and Student Recruitment.’

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