Archive for Biomedical

The first cohort of students admitted into the Zachry Leadership Program was honored with a reception Nov. 9 at Kyle Field. All 32 students were in attendance, along with M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of Texas A&M Engineering, John Zachry, Zachry Group Chairman & CEO, as well …


A noninvasive device that enables doctors to quickly and accurately identify cancerous tissue in a person’s mouth could result in more effective diagnosis and treatment of the disease, says a biomedical engineer at Texas A&M University who is developing the instrument.


Melissa Grunlan, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship.


Three-dimensional printing continues to grow in popularity and have varying applications across many industries; prosthetics for children is one of them. Twenty children will be receiving new, 3-D printed prosthetic hands thanks to a course in the Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&…


Vladislav Yakovlev, professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).


A device intended to more effectively treat abdominal aortic aneurysms as well as uncontrolled internal bleeding after serious injuries is a step closer to reality thanks to a National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant received by Todd Landsman...


Andrea Locke, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the 2015-2016 Outstanding Engineering Doctoral Graduate Student Award.


Sayyeda Marziya Hasan, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has earned top honors at the 2015 BioInterface Workshop and Symposium...


Dr. Arum Han, associate professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, received a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop brain-on-a-chip for drug development against neurological disorders. Organs-on-chips are microfluidic cell…


Brandon Sweeney and Blake Teipel, Ph.D. students in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, were selected as winners at the 2015 Southeastern Conference (SEC) Symposium’s inaugural Student Entrepreneurial Pitch Competition in Atlanta. A total of 14 teams par…


A new lightweight, energy-efficient tool for analyzing a material’s chemical makeup could improve the detection abilities of various technologies, ranging from bomb-detecting drones to space rovers searching for signs of life, says a Texas A&M University biomedical engineer.


Andrew C. Weems, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the NASA Minority University Research Education Project (MUREP) Advanced STEM Training and Research (ASTAR) Fellowship.


Anthony Guiseppi-Elie, TEES professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project at Universidad Nacional de Tucumán (UNT), Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Tecnología (FACET) in Argentina during the 2015 fall semester by the U.S


New technology that transforms a cell phone into a powerful, mobile microscope could significantly improve malaria diagnoses and treatment in developing countries that often lack the resources to address the life-threatening disease, says a Texas A&M University biomedical engineer who has created the tool.


A smart device that translates sign language while being worn on the wrist could bridge the communications gap between the deaf and those who don’t know sign language, says a Texas A&M University biomedical engineering researcher who is developing the technology.