2016-2017

Biomedical Engineering
Wallace H. Coulter Foundation lecture Series

Friday, September 9, 2016
Robert Frisina, PhD
Professor and BME Director, University of South Florida at the Dept. of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering
Title: “Neuroengineering Approaches for Novel Therapies to Treat Hearing Loss and Deafness”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, September 16, 2016
Dr. Jeffrey D. Schall, PhD
Professor, Vanderbilt University at the Dept of Ophtalmology & Visual Sciences
Title: “Contribrutions of supplementary eye field to error monitoring during eye movement counterdemanding”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, September 23, 2016
Dr. Amy Paul Ward
Associate Professor, Florida International University at the of College of Nursing and Health Science
Title: “Potential Research Collaboration”
Location: BME Conference Room EC 2680
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM


Friday, September 30, 2016
Dr. Jingyong Ye
Associate Professor, University of Texas, Department of Biomedical Engineering
Title: “Develop novel optical biosensors for sensitive in vitro and in vivo bioassays”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 1105
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, October 14, 2016
Dr. Suhrud Rajguru
Assistant Professor, University of Miami, Deparment of Biomedical Engineering & Otolaryngology
Title: “Exploring thermal sensitivity of the inner ear for basic science & therapeutic Application”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, October 21, 2016
Dr. Xinyan Tracy Cui
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Department of Bioengineering
Title: “Towards Seamless Integration of Microelectrodes in Neural Tissue”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, October 28, 2016
Dr. Sapna Deo
Associate Professor, University of Miami, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Title: “Bionanoenabling Technologies for Biosensing and Targeted Delivery”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, November 18, 2016
Dr. Richard Spencer
Chief – Magnetic Resonance Imaging & Spectroscopy Section and Director – MRI, NIH/National Institute on Aging
Title: “Musculoskeletal Magnetic Resonance Relaxometry and Macromolecular Mapping”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, January 13, 2017
Dr. Uday Kompella
University of Colorado
Title: “Nanomedicines For Drug and Gene Delivery to the Eye”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, January 20,2017
Dr. X. Edward Guo
Professor & Vice Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering – Columbia University
Title: “Bone Bioengineering: Microstructure, Mechanics, Mechanobiology, and Beyond”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, January 27, 2017
Dr. James Schummers
Research Group Leader, Cellular Organization of Cortical Circuit Function – Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience
Title: “Subcellular Imaging of Neuron Astrocyte Communication With Two Photo Imaging of Genetically Encoded Calcium Indicators In Vivo”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 10, 2017
Dr. Ki Chon
Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering – University of Connecticut
Title: “Development of a Low-Cost Wearable Device for Intermittent and Continuous Monitoring of Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 17, 2017
Dr. Ou Bai
Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering – Florida International Univeristy
Title: “Intentional Control of Prosthetics”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, February 24, 2017
Dr. Marjolein C H Van der Meulen
James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering; Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical EngineeringMechanical & Aerospace Engr – Cornell University
Title: “Musculoskeletal Adaptation to In Vivo Mechanical Loading”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, March 10, 2017
Dr. Arvind P. Pathak
Associate Professor of Radiology, Oncology & Biomedical Engineering  – Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Title: “Unconventional Applications of Conventional Imaging Methods”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, March 24, 2017
Dr. Zhen Xu
Associate Professor and Grad Chair, Department of Biomedical Engineering; Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics – University of Michigan
Title: ‘Histotripsy: Imaging-Guided Ultrasound Therapy for Non-Invasive Surgery”
Location: cc
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Friday, March 31, 2017
Dr. Krishnan Chandran
Emeritus Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering – University of Iowa
Title: “Mitral Valve Dynamic Simulations and Potential Clinical Applications”
Location: Engineering Center Room EC 2300
Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM