Archive for Biomedical

Three graduate students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized for their poster presentations at the 2016 Texas Biomaterials Day, hosted by The University of Texas at San Antonio.


An innovative approach to recycling consumer electronics to reclaim the essential elements inside of them is a step closer to reality after startup company REEcycle was awarded $50,000 in funding as the top company at the 2016 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition (TNVC) at Texas A&M University.


According to the World Health Organization 360 million people in the world suffer from hearing loss. A large portion of those affected live in developing countries, particularly South Asia, Asia Pacific and sub-Saharan Africa. Experts say at least half of all hearing loss cases are avoidable through…


Maura Cadigan, a junior in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University, was honored with a Goldwater Scholarship, while Kendal Ezell, a sophomore in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received an Honorable Mention Goldwater Scholarship. Cadigan and Ezell were both hon…


Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, TEES professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named chair-elect of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.


Andrew Weems, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Whitaker International Fellowship.


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.