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Tuesday, September 29th, 2015

Coulter Program provides support to engineering, medical faculty collaborations

The University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program awarded grants totaling $500,000 to five teams of researchers on Sept. 24. Each two-person team, consisting of an engineering faculty member and a clinician from the MU School of Medicine, received $100,000 to fund projects that have the potential to improve or save patient lives by addressing a well-defined health care need.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Four women faculty members join forces on sensor project

Four engineering faculty members and an associate professor of family and community medicine are partnering on a grant proposal for a project to create a sensor to measure stress levels, and all five principal investigators happen to be women.

Friday, June 5th, 2015

MU team takes its sustainability project to EPA competition

A University of Missouri bioengineering capstone team was one of just 42 selected to participate in the Environmental Protection Agency People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) Design Competition for Sustainability in April in Alexandria, Va.

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Mizzou NAI chapter inducts two from engineering

Shubhra Gangopadhyay and Sheila Grant were among the 10 founding members inducted into the Mizzou Chapter of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Bioengineering, mechanical engineering students take top honors at spring undergraduate research forum

Two bioengineering students and a mechanical engineering student were recognized for Chancellor’s Awards for excellence at the 2015 Spring Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievements Forum.

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Bioengineering students impress at bioethics essay, poster competitions

It was a clean sweep for the University of Missouri in the 2015 Institute of Biological Engineering Bioethics Essay Competition, as well as a Students’ Choice Award in the poster competition. The awards were handed out at the IBE Awards Banquet in St. Louis recently.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Bioengineering assistant professor earns award from 3M

Heather Hunt, assistant professor in the MU Department of Bioengineering, was awarded a 3M Non-tenured Faculty Award from the global innovation company with operations in more than 70 countries, including a facility in Columbia, Mo.

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Two Bioengineering faculty members and four students honored

Associate professor Steve Borgelt, assistant professor Heather Hunt and four students were honored at the Engineering Awards Banquet on March 13.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

Bioengineering senior selected to Mizzou ’39

Brock Scoville, a senior bioengineering major, recently was selected as a 2015 Mizzou ’39 award recipient. Mizzou ’39 is an honor bestowed on 39 MU seniors annually in recognition of “their academic achievement, leadership and service to Mizzou and the community.”

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Engineering students to showcase research to legislators at the capitol

Eight engineering undergraduates will travel to Jefferson City on March 10 to discuss and explain their research projects to state lawmakers.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Recipe for biomedical research success

Raghuraman Kannan has combined his background in chemistry, joint appointments in bioengineering and radiology, entrepreneurial roots, collaborative spirit and tireless […]

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Project measures organic trash generated by gameday fans

If a pair of engineering researchers have their way, the turf won’t be the only thing green about Memorial Stadium in the coming years.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Research mines the mysteries of Alzheimer’s disease

James Lee has spent the better part of a decade applying that training to help understand the effects or bring about the end of Alzheimer’s disease. And he recently received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to further his research between now and 2019.

Monday, December 1st, 2014

MU doctoral student Wood earns award from IEEE Sensors competition

Aaron Wood, a doctoral student in MU’s Bioengineering Department, won the Student Paper Competition Award — Track 3 at Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Sensors 2014 in Valencia.

Friday, October 31st, 2014

EPA recognizes bioengineering capstone team’s sustainability project

Bioengineering seniors Austin Davis, Jeremy Davis, Amanda Prescott and Sami Tellatin were selected as one of 42 $15,000 Phase I grant recipients by the Environmental Protection Agency as part of its People, Prosperity and the Planet (P3) grant competition.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

Bioengineering professor sets gold standard in optics research

Gary Yao, a professor in the Bioengineering Department, recently received the 2014 Educational Award from Edmund Optics, and with it, $10,000 in Edmund products, for his work using pupillary light reflex to screen for neurodevelopmental disorders, particularly autism, in young children.

Monday, October 20th, 2014

Recent grad finds home in clinical engineering

MU engineering graduate Andi Edmonson’s job keeps her busy. She works on-site at University Hospital as a clinical engineer for Cerner Corporation, which supplies health care information technology globally.

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Third round of Coulter Program-funded biomedical research projects announced

Six grants totaling approximately $600,000 were awarded Sept. 30 to interdisciplinary teams comprised of an engineering faculty member and clinicians. The funding comes from the University of Missouri’s Coulter Translational Partnership Program.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Bioengineering student selected to prestigious scholarship program

Zak Beach recently was selected as a recipient of a 20,000 National Institutes of Health Undergraduate Scholarship, which will provide him with $20,000 for the upcoming year and future research opportunities with NIH.

Friday, June 20th, 2014

MU bioengineering one of 15 that ‘just might save the world’, an online directory providing potential students with information on hundreds of colleges and universities, named MU’s Bioengineering Department as one of “15 Environmental Programs That Just Might Save the World.”

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Researcher receives $1.5 Million NIH grant to study vascular factors in Alzheimer’s disease

With help from a $1.5 million grant from the NIH, Bioengineering Department Associate Professor James Lee will continue to look for clues into the causes of Alzheimer’s.

Monday, May 5th, 2014

Five MU undergrads named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Shakked Halperin, William McNeary, Ali Ross, Megan Schroeder and Sital Uprety were selected to be NSF Graduate Research Fellows. As such, each will receive a three-year annual $32,000 stipend in support of their pursuit of an advanced degree.

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Spring forum awards bioengineers, recognizes four other faculty

The University of Missouri College of Engineering was well represented at the Spring 2014 Undergraduate Research & Creative Achievements Forum April 22.

Monday, April 7th, 2014

Trio of Engineering students selected to Mizzou ’39

Three seniors from the College of Engineering — Paul Ehlinger, Tyler Garrett and Skylar Morris — were honored as Mizzou ’39 recipients this year.

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014

BE students recognized at E-Week awards banquet

Bioengineering students from the College of Engineering were honored during the annual Engineers’ Week as outstanding students in their department or individuals among their peers.

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Four engineers among 14 of new campus award recipients

The University of Missouri honored the first 14 recipients of the new University of Missouri Award for Academic Distinction in March. Four of those singled out for recognition were students in the College of Engineering.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

New graduate certificate could give students ‘10-15 years experience’ in four courses

The inception of a new program called the Life Science Innovation and Entrepreneurship graduate certificate aims to bring together students from diverse disciplines who share a similar passion.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

BE alumnus earns Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Shakked Halperin was one of 40 from U.S. to earn Gates Cambridge Scholarship. He will work toward a master’s degree in biological science from the University of Cambridge in England.

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Biological patches may treat diseased blood vessels

Modified vascular tissue patches developed in a bioengineering lab at Mizzou and implanted into pigs showed better integration than existing commercially available biological patches. The results have potential to improve such material currently being used in human surgical procedures.

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Engineering, medicine faculty receive Coulter Awards

The MU Coulter Translational Partnership Program in September announced funding for six biomedical research projects, each a collaborative effort by an engineer and a physician.