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Sep 10, 2020

Faculty and Staff Awards 2020

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2019-2020 academic school year.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Sep 02, 2020

New Faculty Spotlight: Mingyang Lu

Mingyang Lu joins the Bioengineering department in August 2020 as an Assistant Professor.

Bioengineering

Aug 17, 2020

Research on Extracellular Matrix Making Waves for Asthma Therapy

BioE Assistant Professor Harikrishnan Parameswaran’s research on “Intercellular communication controls agonist-induced calcium oscillations independently of gap junctions in smooth muscle cells” was published in Science Advances.

Bioengineering

Jul 10, 2020

BioE Faculty Niedre and Fang Receive Promotions

The Department of Bioengineering is pleased to announce our recent faculty promotions.

Bioengineering

Jul 06, 2020

COE Students Win 2020 ASEE Student Paper Award

Engineering students Cailey Denoncourt, BSBioE’23, and Liza Russell, BSME’23, received the student paper award for their paper titled,” Navigating and Energy Generating Insole: Vibrating Walking Directions” at the ASEE 2020 Virtual Conference.

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

photo of innovative respiratory device

Jun 25, 2020

Bioengineers Develop Innovative Respiratory-Assist Device as Alternative to Ventilator

BioE alumnus Craig Smallwood, PhD’18, invented a respiratory-assist device as an alternative to a ventilator for low-resource environments. BioE Professor and Chair Lee Makowski, in collaboration with physicians at Korle Bu Hospital in Ghana, has made the first few of these devices available for use on patients suffering from respiratory distress.

Bioengineering

May 21, 2020

Students Traveled to Ethiopia to Design Low-Cost Medical Equipment

Students from the Innovators for Global Health student group spent their spring break in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia helping the second largest hospital in the country design low-cost medical devices that could be made and maintained with locally sources parts.

Bioengineering

May 21, 2020

Ruberti Awarded Grant for Low-Cost COVID-19 Diagnostics Testing

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti, in collaboration with the University of California-Los Angeles and University of Massachusetts Amherst, was awarded a $150K NSF RAPID grant for “Low-Cost, Non-invasive, Fast Sample Collection System for COVID-19 Viral Load Level Diagnosis: Point-of-Care and Environmental Testing.”

Bioengineering

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May 20, 2020

Shefelbine Awarded Fulbright to Study Skeletal Mechanobiology

MIE/BioE Professor Sandra Shefelbine was awarded a Fulbright Futures Scholarship to the University of Melbourne to work on skeletal mechanobiology, particularly understanding how mechanical forces influence bone development.

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Photo of Sandra Shefelbine

May 20, 2020

Optimizing Mechanical Loading in Bone Formation

MIE/BioE Professor Sandra Shefelbine and COS Associate Professor James Monaghan were awarded a $650K NSF grant for “Manipulating Fluid Flow in Mechanoadaptation of Bone.”

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering