Senior Design Fall 2018

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On Friday, November 30th, undergraduate seniors from the College of Engineering and Computing participated in the college’s Senior Design Project Showcase. Graduating seniors showcased their research to faculty, friends, and family. The senior design projects are a reflection of the students’ efforts and serves as their capstone undergraduate experience. This event is the culmination of a yearlong […]

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Evening with the Industry Event

On November 6, 2018, AEMB (Alpha Eta Mu Beta), BMES (Biomedical Engineering Society), and IEEE-EMB (Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society) student chapters hosted the first “Evening with the Industry” event at FIU’s Modesto Maidique Campus. The event was attended by students, faculty, and several industry professionals from companies such as Vivex, Stryker, Cordis, Zimmer […]

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Time management as told by undergraduate student from Saudi Arabia

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Ahmed Ali is an international student from Saudi Arabia, where he completed his first bachelor’s degree in laboratory medicine. Since childhood, Ali was always passionate about science. That passion kept growing through the years, particularly in the medical field. He chose to study biomedical engineering as it combines both medical sciences and innovation. At the […]

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Biomedical Engineering Society Conference 2018

The Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) is the professional society for biomedical engineering. Founded in early 1968, the society now boasts over 7,000 members and is growing, rapidly. On October 17-20, 50+ attendees from FIU’s Department of Biomedical Engineering had the opportunity to attend the 50th Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. Our students were able […]

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Undergraduate Research Day 2018

On September 28, 2018, our BME department hosted the 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Day in collaboration with the Wallace H. Coulter Biomedical Engineering Lecture Series. The event featured the outstanding research of our undergraduate students. Baarbod Ashenegar won first prize for his poster on “Multiscale Modeling of Neurovascular Coupling: From Ion Channel Activity to BOLD […]

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From a local operating room to Milan, biomedical engineering alumna excels

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Francesca Riccio-Ackerman recalls shadowing neurosurgeons in the operating room at a local hospital. Her head filled with engineering ideas to facilitate the doctors’ work and improve patient outcomes. It was at this moment that she knew she belonged in the biomedical engineering field. Riccio-Ackerman ’18 graduated recently with a bachelor’s degree in biomedical engineering and […]

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Summer 2018 Graduation

On Monday, July 30th, nine students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering walked proudly across the commencement stage. A total of 3 graduate students and 6 undergraduate students earned their degrees this semester. We are proud to announce the successes of all of our graduating students. We would also like to announce the outstanding dedication […]

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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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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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