BME News

Win Phillips, longtime UF leader, dies at 83

The establishment and growth of the UF Biomedical Engineering Department owes much to the visionary leadership of Win Phillips, a distinguished figure in UF’s history. As a multifaceted leader with a profound commitment to the university’s advancement, Phillips played a… Read More

Gunduz receives 2023-2024 UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

Congratulations to Dr. Aysegul Gunduz, professor and Fixel Brain Mapping Professor, who has been awarded the 2023-2024 Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering and UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award. Excellence in doctoral mentoring is demonstrated by a personal statement, letters from… Read More

Motivating luddites toward AI-augmented healthcare

Motivating luddites toward AI-augmented healthcare – Powering the New Engineer (ufl.edu) Renowned UF biomed expert Parisa Rashidi urges Congress to fast-track broader AI Since Spring 2023 — when several prominent tech thought-leaders issued a public plea for a pause to… Read More

Krista Smith awarded the University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award

The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Engineering proudly celebrates Krista Smith, Graduate Advisor, for her recent achievement of the University of Florida Superior Accomplishment Award in the Employee Performance category of Student & Academic Services. This recognition highlights Krista’s… Read More

Ana Porras receives 2024 AAAS Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science

Ana Maria Porras, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Engineering at the University of Florida, has been honored with the 2024 Early Career Award for Public Engagement with Science by the American Association for… Read More

Christine Schmidt elected to National Academy of Engineering

UF News, Karen Dooley The National Academy of Engineering has elected UF Distinguished Professor Christine Schmidt, Ph.D., to the academy for 2024 in recognition of her more than 25 years of work to help advance the fields of neural tissue… Read More

Society for Biomaterials Announces 2024 Award Recipients: Porras receives Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

The Society for Biomaterials (SFB), a multidisciplinary society dedicated to advancing biomaterials science, education, and professional standards, recently revealed its 2024 award recipients. Among the distinguished awardees are Dr. Ana Maria Porras, Assistant Professor in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family… Read More

Brain Trust

By Michelle Koidin Jaffee A cycling accident. The loss of a beloved grandmother. A career-ending sports injury. These University of Florida researchers are united by deeply personal experiences that motivate them to understand the brain — and make it work better amid… Read More

Rashidi Accepted to the Prestigious HERS Leadership Institute for Higher Education Professionals

Dr. Parisa Rashidi, Associate Professor, UF Research Foundation Professor & IC3 Co-Director, has been accepted into the HERS (Higher Education Resource Services) Leadership Institute, a renowned program dedicated to developing dynamic leaders. The institute focuses on empowering women and gender-diverse… Read More

UF BME proudly welcomes Dr. Chris Geiger as an instructional associate professor, enhancing excellence in engineering education

UF BME proudly welcomes Dr. Chris Geiger as an instructional associate professor, enhancing excellence in engineering education. Geiger earned his Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Northwestern University in 2003, studying under the guidance of Dr. Matt Glucksberg and Dr. Chris… Read More