The National Science Foundation (NSF) has invested nearly $80 million total to create four new Engineering Research Centers (ERC) to address national challenges in health and energy sustainability and FIU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering is part of two of the pioneering centers. The process of being named an ERC is highly competitive. NSF chose four […]read more
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 […]read more
Shuliang Jiao awarded $2M NIH grant to develop new imaging technologies to treat retinal degenerative disorders
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
Anthony McGoron, Professor of Biomedical Engineering recently elected as a new fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
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 […]read more
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 […]read more
Associate Professor Chenzhong Li receives the Faculty Award for Excellence in Research and Creative Activities!
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 […]read more