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Dalecki Bestowed with Hajim School Lifetime Achievement Award

May 25, 2023

dalecki-lifetime-award2023-4.jpgWendi Heinzelman, Dean of the Hajim School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to Professor Diane Dalecki at the BME Graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 13, 2023.  This award recognizes faculty for outstanding achievements in research, teaching, and leadership over the course of their career. 

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Antonio Ladron de Guevara Ruiz '24 Places Second in Art of Science Awards

May 3, 2023

art-ruiz-e1683142261511.jpgBiomedical engineering student Antonio Ladron de Guevara Ruiz ’24 takes second place in the 13th annual Art of Science competition. His submission, "Cerebrospinal fluid flows through wide perivascular spaces into the brain", featured superimposed particle tracks illustrating the entry of cerebrospinal fluid into the brain through periarterial spaces.

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Regulatory Science Contest Sparks Solutions to Food Poisoning, Opioid Abuse, Drug Shortages

March 13, 2023

1678718656345.jpegOn March 1, 2023, students from across the University of Rochester gathered for the 10th annual America’s Got Regulatory Science Talent competition. Nine student teams shared their innovative ideas on how to address regulatory science challenges outlined by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Teams vied for the top spot and a chance to present their solution to the FDA in Washington D.C. in April where they will join the winners of the University of Maryland’s competition and meet with the FDA’s chief scientist Namandjé Bumpus, PhD.

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EWB goes beyond ‘just building something’

February 13, 2023

During an Engineers Without Borders trip to Don Juan, Dominican Republic

Six Hajim students who are members of the Engineers Without Borders student chapter were in Don Juan, Dominican Republic, during January break. They were making adjustments to a water purification system the EWB chapter installed for an elementary school during previous trips.
The team members included EWB chapter president Hannah Rickert ’25 of biomedical engineering, past president Andrew Rojnuckarin ’23 of chemical engineering, and Katie Lambright,’26, Rosemary MacLean ’23, Bridgit Nguyen ’26, and Hong Zhang ’25, all of biomedical engineering.

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Gina Eagan wins ACE award

January 19, 2023

gina-aceaward.jpgGina Eagan, Student Programs Assistant with BME, recently won an ACE staff award. ACE awards honor AS&E staff who exemplify the University’s deep commitment to Meliora (ever better!). Embedded in that ideal are the values we share: equity, leadership, integrity, openness, respect, and accountability. Awardees are nominated by faculty, staff, or students and the winners are chosen on the first of each month by the Dean of the Faculty.

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BME 101 Poster Session 2022

January 5, 2023

img_1344-copy_sm.jpgThe annual “BME 101: Introduction to Biomedical Engineering” poster session was held on Friday, December 9, 2022.  Each year, undergraduate students in this course gather in teams of two and research a topic in BME of their choosing. The teams  put together a poster describing that topic, and performing some technical analysis. On the last Friday of the semester the students present their posters to BME faculty and students.

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