Dr. Ranu Jung Selected as NAI Fellow

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On December 5, 2017, BME Chair Dr. Ranu Jung was selected as an NAI Fellow. The National Academy of Inventors was founded to recognize and encourage inventors with patents to enhance the visibility of academic technology and innovation, educate and mentor innovative students, as well as translate the inventions of its members to benefit society. […]

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Senior Design Expo Fall 2017

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On Friday, December 1st, 2017, undergraduate seniors in the department of BiomedicalEngineering presented their senior design projects to an audience of over 10,000 people (both in person, and live-streamed online). The senior design projects are a reflection of the students’ efforts and serves as their capstone undergraduate experience. This event symbolizes the culmination of a […]

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Miami Heart Month

Join the Department of Biomedical Engineering as we host Miami Heart Month in February of 2018. Each Friday of the month will feature an expert in applied cardiovascular biology. Confirmed speakers include Dr. Masanori Aikawa, Dr. David Merryman, and Dr. Frederick Schoen. Miami Heart Month will be highlighted by a special Heart Day Symposium on Friday, […]

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Alpha Eta Mu Beta Awarded Most Active Chapter at BMES

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Juan Giraldo, President, and Ricardo Siu, Treasurer, were awarded funding by the FIU BME department and by Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB) National to attend the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Annual Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona. At the AEMB Annual Grand Meeting occurring at the BMES Annual Meeting, the National AEMB President recognized the FIU […]

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Dr. Ranu Jung featured on Neural Implant Podcast – The People Behind Brain-Machine Interface Revolutions

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Dr. Ranu Jung featured on Neural Implant Podcast – The People Behind Brain-Machine Interface Revolutions. This podcast’s purpose is to bring together the field of neuroprosthetics / brain machine interfaces / brain implants in an understandable conversation about the current topics and breakthroughs. We hope to replace needing to read scientific papers on new research […]

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Large Presence at the 2017 BMES Annual Meeting

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The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is the largest professional society representing the Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering fields, and their annual meeting attracts almost 4,000 researchers, clinicians and professionals from the medical device and biotechnology fields.   On October 12-14 of 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona, the Department of Biomedical Engineering at FIU, hosted a space at […]

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Fall 2017 Undergraduate Research Day

On September 29, 2017, the department of Biomedical Engineering at FIU hosted the Annual Undergraduate Research Day as part of the Wallace H. Coulter Biomedical Engineering Lecture Series. The event featured the research of many of the department’s outstanding undergraduate students. And also included lectures from speaker Philip Rosenfeld, professor of Ophthalmology at the Bascom […]

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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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BME Undergraduate, Nicole Sevilla wins 1st Place at ECI Conference Poster Presentation

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Special congratulations to Nicole Sevilla, a BME undergraduate student, for winning 1st place in the poster competition at this year’s Engineering Conference International (ECI). This year’s conference, titled, Advances in Optics for Biotechnology and Surgery XV, brought together scientists, engineers, and clinicians involved in the application of optics to biotechnology, medicine, and surgery. After being […]

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FIU Biomedical Engineering Professor Leading Research and Clinical Studies of Imaging Technology on Diabetic Foot Ulcers

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Associate professor at Florida International University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, Anuradha Godavarty, PhD., and colleagues have developed a novel, ultra- portable optical scanner (NIROS) to perform non-contact 2D imaging of wounds. Her current research and clinical studies of the device primarily focuses on diabetic foot ulcers and venous leg ulcers, where the latter accounts for […]

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