Archive for Biomedical

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…


With mentorship and funding opportunities on the line, in addition to a chance to present at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin next month, the stakes were higher than ever at the latest Aggies Invent. In a special one-day Aggies Invent, students had eight hours to create basic prototyp…


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering boasts an impressive honors program of over 1,000 students. The program is newly redesigned, with this being the second year as a college-level program. Engineering Honors provides students with unique opportunities to network with faculty and indu…


The research of Dr. Daniel Alge, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been featured on the cover of the ACS journal Biomacromolecules. Alge joined the faculty of Texas A&M in August 2014. In addition to his primary appointment in biomed…


Dr. Elizabeth Cosgriff-Hernandez, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). The College of Fellows is composed of 1,500 individuals who are recogniz…


Texas A&M University will host the 2017 Quantitative Bioimaging (QBI) conference Jan. 5 – 7 on its campus in College Station, Texas.  The international QBI conference brings together researchers in the field of engineering, biophysics, biology and chemistry who study the quantitative aspects of…


Amanda Bass, Joey Coll, François-Stéphane Domchueng and Austin Lu, students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, were part of the winning team at the most recent Aggies Invent competition. The team, which also included mechanical engineering major James O’Connell…


For the third year in a row, the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) chapter at Texas A&M University received a SWE Outstanding Collegiate Section Gold Award at WE16, the largest conference and career fair for women in engineering and technology. The conference, hosted by SWE, was held in Philadelp…


Dr. Brian E. Applegate, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was recently elected a Fellow of the Optical Society (OSA). Out of 177 member nominations, OSA elected 96 Fellows for 2017, representing 19 countries. The election is based off nom…


Shawanee’ Patrick isn’t in it for the glory or a paycheck. The Wilmer, Texas, native is currently working toward her Ph.D. in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University, and while she doesn’t have her future career mapped out just yet, one thing is for sure — she wants to make a difference i…


The Texas A&M University College of Engineering honored five students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet on Oct. 6 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M campus. Seniors Benjamin E. Jack, Adam Kellen, Adam Navara, Adam Springer and Courtne…


The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University organized and sponsored the first of its type industry luncheon at the 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) annual meeting. The event took place on Oct. 7, at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The luncheon, featuring three …


Mikayla Barry, senior biomedical engineering student at Texas A&M University, is a pioneer in more ways than one. As Texas A&M’s first Beckman scholarship winner and the first biomedical engineering student to be awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), she is n…