Ranu Jung receives two U.S. patents

August 30, 2016 – Ranu Jung, interim dean of FIU’s College of Engineering and Computing, and colleagues were granted two U.S. patents this month for newly-developed neurotechnology. One patent is for a modular multi-channel inline connector system for connecting implanted electrodes within parts of the human body with an externally located device, or one already […]

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Dr. Chenzhong Li receives U.S. patent that will help change how many types of cancer are treated

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February 8, 2016- Department of Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor, Chenzhong Li, was granted a U.S. patent for the invention “Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) Based Sensing Devices and Methods for Real-time Analyte Secretion from Living Cells.” Li’s patent introduces new methods for the use of SPR technology that has the potential to change the ways clinicians […]

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Dr. Jorge Riera-Diaz receives U.S. patent for electroencephalogram electrode unit for small animals and measurement system

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January 7, 2016- Department of Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor, Jorge Riera-Diaz, was granted a U.S. patent for the development of an electroencephalogram electrode unit for small animals and measurement system. The device, known as “The Riera High-Density Non-Invasive EEG Mini-Cap,” is capable of performing electroencephalogram measurement, fMRI, and other forms of measurement simultaneously. Unlike other […]

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Anuradha Godavarty’s Hand-Held Optical Scanner Featured by Several Media Outlets

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Anuradha Godavarty, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has received tremendous recognition this past week for her patented design of a hand-held optical probe based imaging system with 3-D tracking facilities and the device’s potential impact on breast cancer imaging. The optical hand-held device is capable of 3-D tumor detection in real-time. This device has the […]

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Dr. Ranu Jung receives U.S. patent for communication interface for sensory stimulation

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May 12, 2015- Department of Biomedical Engineering Chair, Ranu Jung, was granted a patent for the development of a communication interface system between sensors in a prosthetic arm or leg and a neural stimulator for restoring sensation to amputees. Unlike current systems, Jung’s work facilitates the communicating of information from multiple hardware fabricated sensors and […]

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Dr. Sharan Ramaswamy interview with ViVitro Labs on Cardiovascular Mechanobiology

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May 2015- Sharan Ramaswamy (SR), PhD, FAHA, Assistant Professor Department of Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University, recently spent time with Rob Fraser (RF), Lab Manager, MSc. at ViVitro Labs. In a follow-up interview, Dr. Ramaswamy talked with Rob about his Tissue Engineered Mechanics, Imaging and Materials (TEMIM) lab work, recent patent, and use of […]

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5 Patents in 2014-2015 for FIU Biomedical Engineering Faculty

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5 Patents in 2014-2015 for FIU Biomedical Engineering Faculty Associate Professors Shuliang Jiao and Nikolaos Tsoukias recently became the fourth and fifth members of the Biomedical Engineering faculty to receive patents in 2014-2015. Jiao and his co-inventor team received a U.S. patent for special contrast for glaucoma imaging in February 2014. The system is used […]

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Sharan Ramaswamy receives U.S. Patent for Flow-Stretch-Flexure Bioreactor

Sharan Ramaswamy, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, and his co-inventor team received a U.S. patent for their novel bioreactor for use in mechanobiological studies of engineered tissues. Ramaswamy’s bioreactor is designed for dynamically culturing engineered tissues across physiologically-relevant scales of flow, cyclic stretch and cyclic flexure, or any combination of these states. In other words, […]

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Chair of Biomedical Engineering receives patent for crutch-free walking device

A portable system and device that can provide crutch-free walking to a person with an injured lower limb, designed by Department of Biomedical Engineering Chair Ranu Jung, was granted a patent in July. The system automatically initiates, terminates, and adjusts based on a combination of the user’s intent to walk and their walking speed. Jung […]

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Godvarty receives first U.S. Patent

Health Care Hero, distinguished lecturer, author and now inventor. Dr. Anuradha Godavarty has received her first United States Patent with the design of “Hand-held optical probe based imaging system with 3-D tracking facilities.” In 2009, Dr. Godavarty and her team invented a device to aid in the detection of breast cancer. The first of its […]

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