BME News

BME unveils updated project space for senior design class

The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering officially opened the improved Senior Design space. The room will support students in the biomedical engineering senior design class, a project-based course designed for custom strategies to address real-life issues in… Read More

2020 BME Departmental Excellence Award winners announced

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 2020 BME Annual Holiday Party. Congratulations to the… Read More

Eye Exam Could Lead to Early Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

Forbes Article Radiological Society of North America Press Release: OAK BROOK, Ill. — A simple eye exam combined with powerful artificial intelligence (AI) machine learning technology could provide early detection of Parkinson’s disease, according to research being presented at the… Read More

BME student selected as a HWCOE scholarship recipient

Congratulations to Gianna Sweeting for being selected as a Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering 2020-2021 scholarship recipient! Her research focuses on multi-scale neuroimaging modeling and segmentation in the SMILE lab with Dr. Ruogu Fang.

9th Annual Pruitt Research Day

Thank you to everyone who participated in our 9th Annual Pruitt Research Day! This successful virtual event included student talks, keynote speaker and poster presentations in celebration of the wonderful research being conducted in the department and the BME community.… Read More

Engineering professor uses AI to study brain functions

Original Article: UF Informatics Institute In order to better understand the center of human intelligence, Ruogu Fang uses artificial intelligence. Fang, an assistant professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department, has used machine learning to understand, capitalize and model different aspects… Read More