Archive for Biomedical

M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering and director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station (TEES), recognized Faculty and Staff Award winners during the 2016 Faculty and Staff Awards banquet. Banks presented Faculty Awards, Staff Excellence Awards, a New Employee A…


The Texas A&M Engineering Program recently invested 12 new chair and professorship appointments for the 2016-2017 academic year, in addition to recognizing current chair holders and professorships.    Engineering faculty who were awarded the new designation of a chair or professorship were pres…


The work of more than 700 students was represented at the Engineering Project Showcase on April 29 in the Hall of Champions at Texas A&M University’s Kyle Field. The Engineering Project Showcase provides students an opportunity to demonstrate and display their engineering projects highlighting …


Fueled by its focus on people, biomedical engineering is a discipline unlike any other, continuously improving the human condition across numerous areas of health care and poised to make an even greater impact in the near future, said Carl Knowlan.


Three Texas A&M University engineering students were honored at the Distinguished Graduate Student Awards ceremony April 25. The students honored were Trevor Jon Terrill (mechanical engineering), Jaskirat Singh Batra (electrical and computer engineering); and Zhaokai Meng (biomedical engineering…


The elevator pitch, a short, easily understandable description of a project that instantly attracts interest and support, is a skill that can be perfected with practice and is not sufficiently covered in graduate curriculum. Texas A&M University’s Materials Advantage chapter offered an opportun…


Six students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University notched seven awards, including two first-place finishes, for their research presentations at the university’s annual Student Research Week (SRW) event.


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Dean of Engineering Excellence Award. Two assistant professors, two associate professors and two full professors received the award. Each award winner will receive a monetary gift and recognit…


A new method for manipulating the gel-like environments that house stem cells could help researchers direct the growth of these versatile cells into bone, tendon, tissue or other specific lineages, says a Texas A&M University biomedical engineer who has developed the approach.


Zhaokai Meng, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the 2016 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research – Doctoral.


Three engineering faculty members are among 24 faculty and staff members who have been selected to receive the 2016 Texas A&M University Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award. Dr. Melissa A. Grunlan from the Department of Biomedical Engineering was selected for teaching…


Haley Marks, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized for her work developing a handheld device that tests for trace levels of toxins in blood at this year’s 2016 Photonics West symposium in San Francisco.


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program ranked 11th overall and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2017.” The current overall ranking is an improvement of one spot from last year’s rankings. Individual programs …


Knowledge of how DNA folds and bends could offer new perspective on how it is handled within cells while also aiding in the design of DNA-based nano-scale devices, says a biomedical engineer at Texas A&M University.


Thirteen nationally and internationally prominent scholars, including four who will be part of the Dwight Look College of Engineering, were formally inducted as Faculty Fellows during a ceremony on Friday, Feb. 26. Dr. Robert A. Calderbank (electrical and computer engineering), Dr. J. Karl Hedrick …