The Institute of Biological Engineering’s Annual Meeting in Norfolk, Va., could easily be described as a “Heather Hunt Production.” And for her efforts, the IBE gave her its 2018 Presidential Citation Award, one of its three biggest accolades.
Muhammad Salim, alongside Assistant Professor of Bioengineering Ferris Pfeiffer and recent MU Engineering graduate Lia Howe, published an abstract titled “Computational Modeling of Stress Relation in Articular Cartilage,” and Salim presented the accompanying poster at this year’s ORS Annual Meeting in March.
The College of Engineering will offer a bachelor’s degree program in Biomedical Engineering (BME), which is set to begin accepting students for the degree program in Fall 2018. The program will be housed in the Bioengineering Department under its chair, Jinglu Tan.
Mizzou Engineering has been awarded a third prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Site, this one with a creative twist. Principal investigator Heather Hunt, associate professor of Bioengineering; co-principal investigator Mahmoud Almasri, associate professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the materials-focused faculty in MU’s College of Engineering found out […]
Sheila Grant’s extensive work in the areas of sensors and biomaterials has led to the formation of companies, cutting-edge research breakthroughs, patents and more. And all of that success has led to yet another world-class accolade. Grant, professor of Bioengineering and the College of Engineering’s associate dean of research, recently was selected as a National […]
Dan Batliner earned his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Mizzou in 1992, then spent the bulk of his career as a consultant in the water treatment industry. When an opportunity arose to become the co-owner of his own ethanol production plant, he took it. Actually, “ethanol production plant” isn’t 100 percent accurate. Much of […]
Understanding ribonucleic acid (RNA) and its chemical properties and biological mechanisms is a key area of focus in health research. RNA is critical in the processing and movement of genetic information and gene expression. The way RNA folds into various tertiary structures determines its biological function, and being able to dissect and alter that process […]
University of Missouri researchers recently received a patent on a method of joint repair that will be beneficial to the health of patients’ joints. Ferris Pfeiffer, assistant professor of bioengineering and orthopaedic surgery; Aaron M. Stoker, associate research professor of orthopaedic surgery; and James L. Cook, professor of orthopaedic surgery, received the patent for their […]
Prasad Calyam won the Graduate & Professional Teaching Award, and Heather Hunt took home top honors in the Undergraduate Teaching category in this year’s Excellence in Teaching with Technology Awards.