BME News

New Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowships Awardees

The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering is proud to announce the awardees of the Pruitt Family Endowed Faculty Fellowships to recognize talented junior faculty! Congratulations to: Dr. Edward Phelps, assistant professor Dr. Parisa Rashidi, assistant professor Dr.… Read More

BME student awarded travel grant

Anis Davoudi

Anis Davoudi, a Ph.D. student in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded a 2020 MCI Symposium Young Investigator Travel Scholarship to attend the 18th Annual Mild Cognitive Impairment Symposium. Davoudi is a Ph.D. student under… Read More

BME students receive presentation awards at TERMIS

Congratulations to UF BME Ph.D. candidates, Jiapu Liang and Robert Accolla, who won presentation awards at the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS) annual meeting. A team from the Student and Young Investigator Section (SYIS) visited the top… Read More

2019 BME Departmental Excellence Award Winners Announced

Group Photo

Congratulations to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering departmental award winners! Award winners were selected based on submitted nomination materials and faculty CVs/teaching evaluations. Winners were recognized during the department’s annual Holiday Party! Congratulations to the following… Read More

Dobson named NAI Fellow

Jon Dobson, Ph.D.

Dr. Jon Dobson, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Professor, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional accolade bestowed solely to academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific… Read More

8th Annual Pruitt Research Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 8th Annual Pruitt Research Day! This successful event included a full day of student talks, keynote speaker and poster presentations in celebration of the wonderful research being conducted in the department and… Read More