BME News

BME student receives UFII Graduate Student Fellowship

Congratulations to UF BME Ph.D. student, Peng Liu, who has received an Informatics Institute (UFII) Graduate Student Fellowship for his project titled, Neuroscience Inspired Deep Learning. The project aims at understanding how the human brain processes emotional information. Scientific studies… Read More

BME announces leadership changes

Dr. Christine E. Schmidt, professor, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Chair & BME Department Chair, J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering, recently announced changes to the department’s leadership team. The following appointments take effect on July 1, 2020: Dr.… Read More

Bolch promoted to Distinguished Professor

Wesley Bolch, Ph.D.

Congratulations to Dr. Wesley Bolch who has been promoted to the title of Distinguished Professor, the highest level distinction as a faculty member. We appreciate his devoted work to educating the next generation of engineers! Bolch’s research seeks to develop… Read More

Postdoc Highlight: Jorge A. Mojica Santiago

Jorge A. Mojica Santiago, Ph.D. Lab: The Schmidt Lab: Biomimetic Materials & Neural Engineering, PI: Dr. Christine E. Schmidt Hometown: Mayagüez, Puerto Rico Degree: Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering Year you became a Gator: Fall 2018 From which institutions do you… Read More

Student Spotlight: Kyle See

Kyle See Lab: SMILE Lab Hometown: Jacksonville, FL Degree: Ph.D. student, Biomedical Engineering, UF Year you became a Gator: 2017 From which institutions do you hold degrees? University of Florida, B.S. in BME Research focus: Using machine learning algorithms to… Read More

Student Spotlight: David Hall

David Hall Lab: Professors Dr. Jon Dobson and Dr. Kevin Otto Hometown: Spring Texas Degree: I am currently working towards the completion of my Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering Year you became a Gator: 2019 From which institutions do you hold… Read More

Postdoc Highlight: Nora Hlavac

Nora Hlvac

Nora Hlavac, Ph.D. Lab: Biomimetic Materials and Neural Engineering Lab, PI: Dr. Christine E. Schmidt Hometown: Charleston, SC Degree: Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech Year you became a Gator: 2019 From which institutions do you hold degrees? BS, Bioengineering, Clemson (2014); PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Virginia Tech… Read More