Students and Faculty Attend World Congress of Biomechanics in Ireland

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  Ever wonder what it’s like to attend a conference abroad? Members from TEMIM and CMRL labs had the opportunity to experience it earlier this month. Graduate students Sana Nasim, Brittany Gonzalez, Daniel Chaparro, Andres Rodriguez, Alexander Williams, and Manuel Perez attended the 8th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB) that took place in Dublin, Ireland […]

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Doctoral student combines love of math and engineering to address neurological disorders

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Born and raised in Tehran, Iran, Arash Moshkforoush grew up with a passion for a combination of mathematics and understanding the complexity of the human brain. Before pursuing his Ph.D. in biomedical engineering in the United States, Moshkforoush attended Sharif University of Technology—one of the most renowned engineering schools in Iran. There, he earned both […]

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BME Introduces World’s First Bioelectronics Packaging Course

Bioelectronics Packaging Course We are proud to announce that the BME Department will have a new course for Fall 2018 taught by our newest faculty member, Dr. Raj Pulugurtha. This course acts as a bridge between biology and electronic systems. Students will learn the principles that govern the design and fabrication of miniaturized systems for implantable […]

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PATHS-UP Students Attend Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine Community Health Fair

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Last month, BME graduate students Tananant Boonya-Ananta and Andres Rodriguez attended FIU Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine’s (HWCOM) Community Health Fair. This student-led event was held to aid the residents of Miami’s underserved community, Little Haiti. During the service event, tables were set around Little Haiti Cultural Complex to provide physical check-ups that tested BP, […]

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Florida Brain Gain: FIU is Ensuring that Sunshine State Employers Find the Talent They Need in New Graduates

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Brian Castillo is the kind of young professional Florida Gov. Rick Scott wants to see more of. With a BS in biomedical engineering in hand, the 2016 alumnus stepped immediately from the commencement stage into a job with the South Florida division of medical technologies firm Stryker. Today the 25-year-old robotics systems engineer (pictured above) […]

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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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AEMB Induction Ceremony

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FIU’s AEMB chapter enjoyed a beautiful day at Bill Baggs State Park welcoming 21 new members to BME’s Honor Society at this year’s Induction Ceremony! Congratulations to all the new members!

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Epilepsy Walk

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On Saturday, May 5th, the Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EEOF) hosted their annual walk. EFOF assists individuals with epilepsy and seizures to overcome challenges caused by epilepsy, and provides services and information that enables them to best manage their health and reduce their symptoms. This is an occasion for friends, family and loved ones of […]

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Spring 2018 Graduation

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On May 1st, students from the College of Engineering walked proudly across the Ocean Bank Convocation Center stage, as they earned the recognition of FIU graduates. We are proud to announce the successes of all of our graduating students. BME had a total of 66 graduating students: 60 undergraduate and 6 graduate students. This semester’s […]

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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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