A profile about the Biomedical Engineering Society was recently published in Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology's (FASEB) Washington Update newsfeed.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science and The Lemelson Foundation recently announced their inaugural class of Invention Ambassadors. BMES Member Karen Burg is one of those inaugural inventors, and she recently spoke about the prarie dog moment that led to both her invention and a greater understanding of the need for collaboration.
When a foreign material like a medical device or surgical implant is put inside the human body, the body always responds. According to BMES Member Guillermo Ameer, most of the time, that response can be negative and affect the device’s function.
BMES member Donald R. Peterson, Ph.D., has been appointed to the position of Dean of the College of Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics at Texas A and M University-Texarkana, the university announced.
With more than three months before the 2014 BMES Annual Meeting in San Antonio, the society has already secured the largest number of exhibitors in its history.
Don't miss your chance to participate in the next Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) professional development webinar, Lobbying for BME, on July 17 at 3pm ET.
The Fellowship Board of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honor society, recently announced the selection of 242 Tau Beta Pi Scholars from 451 applicants for undergraduate study during the 2014-15 academic year. The chosen scholars include six BMES Student Members.
Rachel Buchanan, a BMES Student Member, took first place in the doctoral student paper competition in the cardiovascular biomechanics category at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston.