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Research collaboration explores multiple methods for brain imaging

April 13, 2022

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and Anschutz Medical Campus are exploring several imaging techniques aimed at creating lightweight miniature microscopes.

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Two biomedical engineering students earn NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

April 8, 2022

First-year PhD students Juliet Heye and Payton Martinez were awarded the five-year fellowship, which recognizes outstanding graduate students from across the country in science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields.

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Student Spotlight: Nicole Gunderson

March 28, 2022

Nicole Gunderson is a junior in the Biomedical Engineering Program who is studying human-robot interactions for applications in surgical robots. She is currently conducting research on the development of a novel-path planning algorithm for autonomous vehicles.

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CU Boulder researching ways to improve astronaut safety during future Moon landings

March 28, 2022

Torin Clark has landed a major grant from NASA to investigate ways to help protect astronaut safety and performance during lunar landings for upcoming Artemis Moon missions.

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Computer-simulated heart flow model could help treat pediatric heart disease patients

March 9, 2022

Research from Professor Debanjan Mukherjee and a collaborative team of biomedical engineers, physicians and researchers could enable significant advances for the 40,000 pediatric congenital heart disease patients (CHD) born each year.

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Video: Celebrating the strength of our community during Women's History Month

March 9, 2022

The future of engineering at CU Boulder is one of inclusivity, diversity and resilience. BME professor Juliet Gopinath and undergraduate student Sacha Ramirez are among the woman featured as we celebrated Women's History Month and strive to create an equitable future for all.

Wyatt Shields

Fighting “the bends”: Shields receives Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Program Award for decompression sickness study

March 8, 2022

Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is a recipient of a 2022 Office of Naval Research (ONR) Young Investigator Program Award for his proposal “Mapping Immune Cell Responses to High Pressures in Decompression Illness.”

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Shields earns NSF CAREER Award for biomarkers research tied to high school outreach

March 1, 2022

Assistant Professor C. Wyatt Shields IV is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) award for his proposal “Shape-Encoded Electrokinetic Particles for Multiplexed Biosensing.”

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Bio-inspired Robotics: The interface of biology and engineering

Feb. 25, 2022

Bio-inspired robotics has motivated the development of technology from artificial muscles and medical devices to gecko-inspired adhesives and robots that run, fly and swim. MCEN 4228/5228: Bio-inspired Robotics introduces engineers to this area of study.

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Research on manipulating endoskeletal droplets with acoustic radiation published in Nature Communications

Feb. 21, 2022

The collaborative work could boost health and drug advancements by giving researchers a better understanding of primary and secondary radiation forces in multiphase colloidal systems – such as emulsions, foams, membranes and gels.

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