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Ferrall-Fairbanks selected for German-American Frontiers in Engineering Symposium

Dr. Meghan C. Ferrall-Fairbanks, assistant professor, was recently selected to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (GAFOE) 2021. The symposium will take place virtually March 17-19, 2021, at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee.… Read More

Our eyes may provide early warning signs of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

The Washington Post By Elizabeth Anne Brown Forget the soul — it turns out the eyes may be the best window to the brain. Changes to the retina may foreshadow Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, and researchers say a picture of… Read More

Undergraduate student selected as Fernandez Family Scholar

Congratulations to BME undergraduate student, Gianna Sweeting, for being selected as a Fernandez Family Scholar by the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering for her excellent progress and interest in research and graduate studies. Her research focuses on multi-scale neuroimaging modeling… Read More

Stabler awarded Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation grant

Congratulations to Dr. Cherie Stabler, who received a Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) grant for her project, Engineering Bioactive Retrievable 3D Scaffolds for Improving Islet Transplantation. The development of treatment options for insulin-dependent diabetics that provide a highly regulated glucose-sensing… Read More

Announcing the William Harper Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Fellowship

Mr. George Harper of Boca Raton, Florida, has bequeathed $450,000 as a legacy gift to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering to support graduate student fellowships. This substantial gift is a first of its kind for the… Read More

Stabler elected to serve as President-Elect of TERMIS-AM

Congratulations to BME professor & Integra LifeSciences Term Professor, Dr. Cherie Stabler, who was elected to serve as President-Elect for the Americas Chapter of TERMIS (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society). Dr. Stabler’s research centers on engineering translational biomaterial… Read More

BME Ph.D. candidate awarded NIH F31 NRSA Fellowship

Robert Accolla, Ph.D. candidate in the Stabler lab, received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Predoctoral Fellowship for his project titled, Engineering Modular Oxygen-generating, Pro-vasculogenic Biomaterial Platforms for Cell-Based Therapies. The… Read More

Fang and Ding selected for UF Research, Artificial Intelligence Research Catalyst Fund

Congratulations to Dr. Ruogu Fang (PI), assistant professor, Dr. Mingzhou Ding (Co-PI), distinguished professor and J. Crayton Pruitt Family Professor, and Dr. Andreas Keil (collaborator), professor of psychology for their project, “OR-DRD-AI2020: VCA-DNN: Neuroscience-Inspired Artificial Intelligence for Visual Emotion Recognition”… Read More

Mansy and collaborators receive funding from UF Office of Research

Congratulations to Dr. May Mansy (Co-PI) and UF collaborators for their recent grant funded by the UF Office of Research on their project, Cultivating equity in STEM classrooms at UF: A multidisciplinary collaboration to create a training course in inclusive,… Read More

Furtney selected to receive HWCOE Undergraduate/Advisor Mentor of the Year Award

Congratulations to Dr. Sarah Furtney, lecturer and undergraduate coordinator, for being selected to receive the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering Undergraduate/Advisor Mentor of the Year for 2020-21. This honor, based on an extensive review of her credentials, letters of recommendation,… Read More