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 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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Patent published for device that aids in the detection of toxins released into the environment

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Department of Biomedical Engineering professor, Anthony McGoron, PhD., and PhD. graduate student, Vinay Bhardwaj, recently had their patent published for a technology that provides methods and means to detect incidents of accidental or intentional release of chemical and biological toxins into the environment. The increasing threat of an intentional or accidental release of toxins has […]

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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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