BMES is now accepting applications for the 2014 Biomedical Engineering Innovation and Career Development Travel Awards. Those eligible for these awards are graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career faculty and professionals at critical transition or reentry points in their careers from underrepresented populations in biomedical engineering to include racial and ethnic minorities.
A wheelchair for toddlers designed by biomedical engineering students at the University of Alabama at Birmingham was awarded the 2014 student da Vinci Award, according to a university announcement.
The Drexel University Student Chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society recently went to Atlantic City High School located in New Jersey for the school’s health career fair.
Human trials have begun on technology developed by Neograft Technologies, a company founded by BMES members David Vorp and William Wagner.
Gerard L. Cote, professor and head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station's Center for Remote Healthcare Technology (CRHT), according to an announcement from the university.
Undergraduates from the Clark School's Fischell Department of Bioengineering (UMD BioE) and Johns Hopkins University's Department of Biomedical Engineering (JHU BME) gathered recently for the second annual JHU-UMD Undergraduate Research Fair. The schools' Biomedical Engineering Society chapters assisted in coordinating the event.
Tissue engineering and stem cell researcher Leo Q. Wan, assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, has received a Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award from the March of Dimes, according to a RPI announcement.
If you are a BMES member and missed the previous BMES professional development webinar, How to Start an Industry Chapter, the archive is now available.