Dr. Joshua Hutcheson Awarded Florida Heart Research Foundation’s “‘Stop Heart Disease’ Researcher of the Year Award”

It gives me great pleasure to announce that Dr. Josh Hutcheson, Assistant Professor in Biomedical Engineering has been awarded this year’s “’Stop Heart Disease’ Researcher of the Year Award” by the Florida Heart Research Foundation. The award was presented at the President’s Celebration dinner during the American College of Cardiology, Florida Chapter annual meeting on […]

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Dr. Michael Christie Awarded Top Black Educator

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Dr. Michael Christie, senior lecturer for biomedical engineering, was nominated and chosen as one of South Florida’s Top Black Educators of 2018 by Legacy Magazine. Dr. Christie was featured in Legacy’s Education Issue on July 16, 2018. Dr. Christie has served on BME’s Undergraduate Program Committee, he is a co-faculty advisor for the National Society […]

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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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Sharan Ramaswamy Wins University and College-wide Awards for Research

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Dr. Ramaswamy, associate professor in BME, was awarded the FIU Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Activities (Fall 2017). At a separate award ceremony during the same semester, he was also awarded the 2016-2017 Excellence in Research award by the College of Engineering and Computing at FIU.  Dr. Ramaswamy’s research interests lie primarily in the area […]

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Dr. Sharan Ramaswamy Awarded 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award

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Every year, during the Annual McKnight Doctoral Fellows Meeting, the Florida Education Fund (FEF) announces the winners of the William R. Jones Outstanding Mentor Awards.  After reviewing Sana Nasim’s excellent nomination statement on Ramaswamy’s behalf, the William R. Jones Awards Committee unanimously awarded him the 2017 Outstanding Mentor Award. Ramaswamy was invited to join McKnight […]

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FIU Partners with Two New NSF Engineering Research Centers

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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 […]

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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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