Archive for Biomedical

Students raced against the clock to invent new technology and innovations to help improve veterinary patient outcomes and pet life as a whole at the latest Aggies Invent. Veterinary care is constantly evolving but isn’t perfect, there are many issues veterinarians face on a daily basis that can be i…


Graduate students Nima Jalili, Rachael Muschalek and Landon Nash from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have each been awarded the Association of Former Students (AFS) Distinguished Graduate Student Award. Students who are selected are presented with the award in …


What started as a whiteboard concept nearly 20 years ago by Dr. Duncan Maitland, the Stewart & Stevenson Professor I in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, could soon turn into a revolutionary product for the medical industry for treating vascular problems like aneurysms.


Four professors in the Department of Biomedical engineering at Texas A&M University have been awarded funds to participate in the 2017-2018 AggiE_Challenge program. Dr. Daniel Alge, Dr. Akhilesh Gaharwar, Dr. Abhishek Jain and Dr. Roland Kaunas (left to right) will take part in the AggiE_Challe…


Jake Carrow, a doctoral student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently honored with the 2017 Phil Gramm Fellowship. The award of $5,000 will help to support Carrow’s research as he pursues his degree in Dr. Akhilesh Gaharwar’s research group.  Carrow i…


The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded fellowships through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) to four students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The 2017 awardees include (left to right) second-year doctoral student Paul Gordon and seni…


The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…


Dr. Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, director of the Biomedical Engineering Division of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) and TEES Professor at Texas A&M University, has been elected chair of the American Institute for Medical and B…


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering took part in Texas A&M’s presence at the South by Southwest (SXSW) festival in Austin last month, bringing several exciting aspects of the college to visitors to the ‘Texas A&M House’ at the Hotel Van Zandt in downtown Austin. The college’…


Whitney Souery, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected for a fellowship at the University of Michigan’s Frankel Cardiovascular Center (FCVC). The fellowship offers an opportunity to experience cardiovascular research in on…


Maria Troyanova-Wood, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) Scholar Award for the 2017-18 academic year. Out of 738 nominees, Troyanova-Wood was selected to receive the $15,000 awar…


Dr. Mary Preston McDougall, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive the 2017 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award.  McDougall joined the department in 2006, and is th…


Dr. Melissa Grunlan, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue the development and testing of a newly developed material that shows promise in the field of r…


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program was again ranked 11th overall nationally in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2018.” The college also ranked seventh among public institutions. Individual programs ranked were: aerospace engineering, 7 (4 pu…


Five engineering faculty members were part of the inaugural class of Presidential Impact Fellows, which were recently announced by Texas A&M University president Michael K. Young. The 2017 honorees from the Texas A&M College of Engineering are Dr. Melissa A. Grunlan, Dr. Arum Han, Dr. Arul J…