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Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Weekly Seminar Series

About the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Seminar Series

Through the generous support of the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation, the Department of coulterlogoBiomedical Engineering facilitates a seminar series every Friday of the academic year, where eminent researchers and scientists from universities, industries, clinics, and other venues are invited to visit the department and the university. During the visit, we request the invitees to give a talk as part of the Seminar Series, visit our department and FIU, and learn about our program.

The lectures are a great place for the community, students, and faculty and staff to meet and network with leading experts in the industry. The guest keynote speaker typically is scheduled to deliver a technical seminar to the BME undergraduate and graduate students apart from the BME faculty.

With the current restrictions on travel, we have moved the seminar series to a virtual platform but maintaining the same format. We will arrange for one to one meetings with faculty you like to meet and also an informal meeting with graduate students – all via a virtual platform.


In order to finalize your application and prepare marketing materials to promote the lecture, we need you to complete the form below.

Your lecture (whether in person or Zoom) will be recorded and broadcast through our social media channels. By completing this form, you understand that the recordings/photographs will be used in our website and social media and agree that all such recordings/photographs, in whatever medium, shall remain the property of FIU.

Booking  a Flight (for when traveling and in-person meetings are allowed)
Please feel free to make your own flight reservations as per your schedule and convenience. Please keep in mind that your lecture is scheduled for Friday morning at 9 am. Therefore, it is important for you to arrive Thursday evening.

If you prefer we arrange for your flight reservations, please let us know immediately. When making your own travel arrangements, please note that you must book an economy flight class. Only economy class are reimbursed by the university when traveling from your university or nearby airport to Miami. Once booked, please send your itinerary and receipt, including the method of payment listed for appropriate reimbursement. We will need this as soon as you book the flight.

Hotel (for when traveling and in-person meetings are allowed)
FIU will make all necessary lodging arrangements. Typically our lecturers stay for 2 nights. Since the seminar is on Friday at 9 am, please confirm that I can make the hotel reservations for Thursday and Friday.

Transportation to FIU and Hotel (for when traveling and in-person meetings are allowed)
Our faculty will work with you for transportation, otherwise, you can make Uber/taxi arrangements for your commute.

Please visit the Seminar Series Promotional Page to review your information. If you prefer to use a different picture, please email a professional headshot to Mariam Barrueco.

For the address field, please enter your home address since that is the only address the university allows us to use to send any reimbursement. Travel and lodging arrangements will be coordinated by Mariam Barrueco. She will contact you separately to work out your lodging details.

Mariam Barrueco |School of Biomedical,Materials & Mechanical Engineering (BMME) Program Assistant
cid:image001.jpg@01CE8394.EAF64690: 305.348.7292 | cid:image011.jpg@01CE8394.EAF64690: mbarruec@fiu.edu |


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