New Grant Will Support Biomedical Engineering Graduate Students

The  University  of  Connecticut’s  School  of  Engineering  has  secured  a  highly  selective  federal grant to attract graduate students who will specialize in medical devices for public health. The  U.S.  Department  of  Education  recently notified the biomedical engineering department that  it  will  receive  a  three-year  grant  totaling $879,000 as part of the Graduate Assistance in Areas  […] . . .

Published: November 8, 2016

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Connecticut Regenerative Medicine Research Established Investigator Award

BME Core faculty Dr. Sangamesh Kumbar has received the Connecticut Regenerative Medicine Research Established Investigator Award for his research. His research focuses on treatment of rotator cuff injuries.  Rotator cuff tears are a common and debilitating injury in the US and around the world.  Current surgical techniques often fall short of optimal healing and recovery.  […] . . .

Published: June 10, 2015

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Dr. Syam Nukavarapu and Dr. Cato Laurencin Publish Book on Musculoskeletal Tissue Engineering

BME core faculty members Dr. Syam Nukavarapu and Cato Laurencin have recently published a book titled Regenerative Engineering of Musculoskeletal Tissues and Interfaces.  Summary: Repair and regeneration of musculoskeletal tissues is generating substantial interest within the biomedical community. Consequently, these are the most researched tissues from the regeneration point of view. Regenerative Engineering of Musculoskeletal Tissues […] . . .

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Dr. Guoan Zheng Receives NSF Research Grant

Dr. Guoan Zheng, a BME core faculty member, has received a $310k research grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of his development of a new microscopy imaging technique. This 3-year project is entitled “Coded-illumination Fourier Ptychography for High-content Multimodal Imaging”. Despite the rapid progress in biomedical optics in the past decade, there […] . . .

Published: June 4, 2015

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BME Seminar with Michael C.K. Khoo PhD Apr 24 2015

Event: BME Seminar with Michael C.K. Khoo PhD Location: JRB 204 at Storrs Time: 12:00 pm Details of Event: BME Seminar with Michael C.K. Khoo PhD More information . . .

Published: May 17, 2015

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EMBS- Educating for Industry: A CALL TO ACTION FOR BIO-/BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING PROFESSORS AND STUDENTS

During the last two decades, the number of undergraduate programs in BME and bioengineering (BE) has grown exponentially in the United States. In 1992, only 20 programs were accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), the nonprofit organization that evaluates engineering programs (see “What the Biomedical Engineer Has to Offer: A Brief […] . . .

Published: April 20, 2015

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UConn Engineering Student Spotlight: Delaney and Carolyn

UConn School of Engineering Student Spotlight Series Episode One Delaney & Carolyn Discuss Engineering Freshman engineering students Delaney Turner (Biomedical Engineering) and Carolyn Williams (Environmental Engineering) met when the two attended the School of Engineering’s intensive summer BRIDGE program in 2011. In this video, they describe their choice to pursue engineering degrees and how their […] . . .

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BME Students Win Idea Grant

Kate Craddock ’16 (Biomedical Engineering, ENGR) and Ryan Rood ’15 (Biomedical Engineering, ENGR) were awarded a Spring 2014 UConn IDEA Grant for their project, “Technology-Based Alternate Note-Taking Methods.” They will work with the UConn Center for Students with Disabilities to engage in a study on various note-taking methods and study habits that have the potential to […] . . .

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Engineering Startups Capture $10k Grant Funding

Secor Water, LLC and Dura Biotech, two student-led startup businesses based on technologies developed at UConn and nurtured through UConn Engineering’s Experiential Technology Entrepreneurship course, were awarded $10,000 grants from the inaugural CTNext Entrepreneur Innovation Awards(EIA) managed by Connecticut Innovations. The EIA (formerly Innovation Voucher) program awards competitive grants each month to promising startup businesses […] . . .

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Senior Design 2013 Youtube video

Each year, all senior engineering students engage in capstone design courses. These provide hands-on learning opportunities and expose them to the challenges and satisfactions of solving real-world dilemmas, from the problem definition stage to prototype development. In the case of sponsored projects, teams work closely with the sponsoring company, which provides financial support, advising and […] . . .

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