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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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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Women of CEC – Networking Event

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Please join us this coming Friday, February 10, 2017 at the Engineering Center’s Panther Pit for the upcoming Women of CEC Spring event! 

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MARC U*STAR Awards – Karla Montejo

Please join me in congratulating MARC U*STAR Fellows Mariluz Soula, Karla Montejo and Alexander Durango on their selection as 2017 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) EXceptional Research Opportunities Program (EXROP) award recipients. This is quite an accomplishment for these amazing students, our program, and FIU! They will be learning which summer programs and which mentors […]

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Congratulations Dr. Ramaswamy – Hind Rattan Award

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The Hind Rattan (Hindi phrase translated to English as “Jewel of India”) is one of the highest Indian diasporic awards granted annually to non-resident persons of Indian origin (NRIs) by the NRI Welfare Society of India. The award is granted at the Society’s annual congress on the eve of India’s Republic Day,[1][2] in conjunction with […]

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Online learning helps BME students become problem solvers

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Jessica Ramella-Roman, associate professor of biomedical engineering and ophthalmology, and her students, are reshaping the way we think of online learning. In her BME 4503c Medical Instrumentation Design course, which is fully online, Ramella-Roman incorporates traditional lecture style teaching with hands on, lab-based projects to provide her online students with a truly unique experience. Each […]

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Congratulations to Dr. Shuliang Jiao – New Patent Issued

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Dr. Jiao has been issued a new patent on Optical Coherence Photoacoustic Microscopy. A system and method for providing an optical coherence photoacoustic (OC-PAM) microscopy.  An OC-PAM microscope includes a light source that outputs light, a scanner, a detector, a transducer, and an image processing module.  The scanner receives the light and scans the light […]

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Dr. Chenzhong Li – Runner Up for President’s Council Worlds Ahead Award

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 Dr. Chenzhong Li was selected as one of the three finalist for the 2016 President’s Council Worlds Ahead Faculty Award. This award recognizes faculty who engage in signifcant research, partnership or creative initiatives that make an impact in their field, in the community and/or the world, promotes student learning and demonstrates distinguished leadership. Congratulations Dr. […]

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6th Annual Graduate Research Day

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You are cordially invited to attend the 6th Annual Graduate Research Day of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Florida International University, which will be held on Nov. 4, 2016 in the Engineering Center of FIU. This year’s event features two invited speakers, Dr. Leslie Tung from Johns Hopkins University and Daniel Catron from University of […]

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