BME News

When Phones Can’t Have Buttons Large Enough

Stephen Myers, a Ph.D student in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida, has invented a nifty RFID based system to help the elderly and people with bad hands dial the telephone without having to punch any keys. By swiping… Read More

BME student Chelsea Magin receives travel support

The Office of Research is providing student Chelsea Magin $300 in support for her to attend the Society of Women Engineers Annual Conference held in Long Beach, California on October 15-17, 2009. Congratulations on this unique opportunity!

BME student Il Park recieves travel support

The Office of Research is providing student Il Park $300 in support for him to attend the Society for Neuroscience 2009 Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL on October 17-21, 2009. Congratulations on this unique opportunity!

Babak Mahmoudi finalist in IEEE EMBS student competition

BME Ph.D. student Babak Mahmoudi was a finalist at the IEEE Engineering in Medicine Society’s student paper competition with his paper entitled “An Actor-Critic Architecture and Simulator for Goal-Directed Brain-Machine Interfaces”.  The competition took place at the EMBS annual meeting… Read More

Website construction

Pardon our dust.  We are currently working on our new website.  Most of the information is here, but there are a few things still missing.  The faculty directory is not yet complete, so if you see your name missing, we… Read More

Michelle Griffin leaves the department

Michelle Griffin has left the department to pursue the career she been training for.  Michelle is getting ready to finish her Master in Public Health degree.  She has started her very prestigious internship at the Centers for Disease Control in… Read More

2009-2010 University Scholars Program

We are pleased to announce that the following students and Department of Biomedical Engineering advisors have been selected as College of Engineering participants in the 2009-2010 University Scholars Program: Charles Crooks (student) / Dr. Benjamin Keselowsky (advisor)Christina Bonarrigo (student) /… Read More

Congratulations to Dr. Mingzhou Ding

J. Crayton Pruitt Family Professor Dr. Mingzhou Ding has recently been elected a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for major contributions to the development of advanced computational methods for the analysis of functional brain… Read More

Faculty openings

We are no longer accepting applications for our initial three open positions. Prospective applicants, please check back in the Fall for an updated status on applications for the remaining positions. The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering plans… Read More