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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Assistant Professor Zachary Danziger Appointed Chair of BMES Ethics Subcommittee

I am absolutely delighted to inform you that beginning October 20th, Zachary Danziger, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, will serve a 3-year term as Chair of the Ethics Subcommittee of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), one of the 16 committees in the national professional society of biomedical engineers. He will work to revise the BMES […]

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Undergraduate Research Day 2018

On September 28, 2019, 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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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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Senior Design Project Showcase Spring 2018

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On Friday, April 20th, undergraduate seniors from the College of Engineering and Computing participated in the college’s first annual Senior Design Project Showcase. Over 500 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 […]

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FIU BME Hosts 9th Annual ICEBEM Conference

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On April 14th and 15th, FIU BME hosted the 9th Annual International Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering, and Medicine. The mission of the conference is to bring together biomedical engineers, scientists, clinicians, philosophers, lawyers, and entrepreneurs to engage in a dialogue about the ethical challenges that are posed during this period of technological advancement […]

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BME Undergraduate Students Win Awards at CURFIU

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Undergraduate students Luis Herran and Valentina Dargam presented their projects at the 2018 Conference for Undergraduate Research at FIU (CURFIU). The conference is a university-wide showcase open to FIU students from any major to show off their work. We are proud to announce that both Luis and Valentina presented outstanding research that earned awards at […]

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Heart Day Symposium 2018

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The Department of Biomedical Engineering recently hosted its first annual Heart Day Symposium, as the capstone event of Miami Heart Month. Miami Heart Month was created by Assistant Professor Joshua Hutcheson, whose research is focused on the mechanisms of cardiovascular tissue maintenance and remodeling. Research in Dr. Hutcheson’s lab, Cardiovascular Matrix Remodeling Lab (CMRL), focuses on […]

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Graduate Research Day 2018

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On Friday, February 2nd, 2018, FIU BME graduate students presented their research in their respective fields. Twenty-four students, in both our Masters and Ph.D. programs, were judged on three different categories: content, display, and oral presentation based on their research. We would like to congratulate first prize winner, iian Black, on his research titled “Recording […]

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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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