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5/9/09 Our first group of undergraduate bioengineering students graduated this day and we are very proud and happy for their milestones.  We wish them great success in fulfillment of their future endeavors.

11/21/08 This Friday, 4:00-5:30 PM, the BMES Basketball Game ensues at the SAC Gymnasium (bring an official ID to enter.)  Faculty against students, students against faculty.  Who shall reign supreme?  What was that score again?? Oh yes.  There it is in the picture (scroll down to the bottom of this page.)

03/05/10 BIG B-Ball GAME!! We have now confirmed date (Friday, March 5, 2010), time (3:00-4:00 game, 4:00-5:00 pizza and pop), and location (Crawford gym) for our BE faculty/staff vs students 2nd hoops classic.  (Well, the old(er) guys lost this one...better luck next time!)

6/24/10 The BMES Volleyball game and picnic is today.  Bring the suntan lotion and some friends and let's play in the sun.  Start time is 4:30 PM at the volleyball court west of Threlkeld Hall and just north of the Shumaker Research Bldg.  Picture post...see below.

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01/05/14 Karen Frost Bertocci, Phd and Michael Stillman, MD will be featured for General Internal Medicine Grand Rounds on Wed, February 5th.  Their presentation "Stepping Up For Those Can't - Accessibility Issues in the Clinic" will focus on access to health care for individuals living with spinal cord injuries, including results of on-site inspections of outpatient medical facilities within the KY-1 network.

01/14/13 Bioengineering Professor Ayman El-Baz selected as "Faculty Favorite" by UofL students.  See the YouTube video to find out why.

05/21/12 Last year, Dr. Palaniappan Sethu's proposal finished in the top three submissions to the National Science Foundation's CAREER Award for his laboratory research, but unfortunately, there was only available funding for the top 2 submissions.  This year however his perserverance was rewarded for his hard work and dedication and has become the first UofL BE professor to recieve this prestigious award.  Big congratulations go out to Dr. Sethu in achieving his goals.

05/20/12 Biomedical Engineering named most valuable college major. Biomedical engineering is the number one best college major to score a well paying job after graduation, according to an article this week from Forbes. MORE.

04/03/12 Not only did BE student Carrie Benzinger receive the Fulbright Scholar Award (and, a day or two later, the Whitaker International Fellows Award), but another BE student, Patrick McClure, mentored by Dr. El-Baz, received a Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, another highly competitive national program!  Thanks to all the faculty for your hard work in mentoring our students and the staff for diligently assisting them with their curriculum, funding and project needs.  This is truly a testament to the quality of students, faculty and staff in the Department of Bioengineering. Thanks also to Patricia Condon and her staff for doing such an outstanding job working with our students in helping them achieve their goals.

04/20/11     Lindsay Strotman, BE graduate (BS 2009, MEng 2010), is the recipient of a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Fellowship.  She is currently working on her Ph.D. in Bioengineering at the University of Wisconsin at Madison.     Lindsay's pic...

06/08/10   BMES reports biomedical engineering is the fastest growing occupation in the U.S.

02/12/10 Bioengineering student Tim Horrell is awarded a $1000 grant for exploration of his proposal of the "Development of EEG famma indices of cue reactivity to assess functional outcomes of neurofeedback training in substance abuse disorder and PTSD. "  This award includes travel expenses to be presented with the award in San Diego while attending the annual AAPB (Applied Psychotherapy and Biofeedback) meeting. Excellent work Tim and congratulations!

10/26/09 Dr. Andrea (Andi) Gobin, a UofL Bioengineering Faculty member, is nominated as a "Faculty Favorite" by students.  To see comments about Dr. Gobin (and other outstanding UofL faculty, go to (and scroll way down the page) Dr. Ayman El Baz receives the Coulter Foundation's Early Career Award (Phase II).

8/01/09 Dr. Ayman El Baz receives the Coulter Foundation's Early Career Award (Phase II).

06/01/09 The University of Louisville and the Speed School of Engineering names Dr. Robert S. Keynton as Endowed Chair of Bioengineering.  Congratulations Dr. K and thanks for all of your hard work and dedication to benefit the Bioengineering Department!

5/9/09 Our first group of undergrad bioeng students graduated this day and we are very proud and happy for their milestones. We wish them great success in fulfillment of their future endeavors.

03/13/09 Bioengineering is now on Facebook. Check us out in pages and groups!  Be a Friend, become a Fan and Like Bioengineering!! UofL Bioengineering on Facebook.

2/18/09 Career Day!  The Bioengineering Dept is proud to participate in Career Day in The Belknap Research Bldg, Rm. 143 beginning at 12:30 PM until 3 PM.  Come by and chat with faculty members about Bioengineering and research projects.

01/05/09 The Bioengineering Department has moved into our new offices!  We are now located in the same building and floor as before but in a different suite of offices in the Paul C. Lutz Building, Room 419.  Exit the elevator on the 4th Floor, turn right and we are eight doors down the hall on the left side.  Our phone number remains the same, (502)852-6356 or (502)852-6192.

11/12/08 University of the Cumberlands student Teresa Shaffer, working closely with UofL's Bioengineering professor Dr. Ayman El Baz won a first place award in the "Engineering" category from the Kentucky Academy of Science (KAS) on work she conducted last summer at UofL.  Click the link below to read more:

11/12/08 Dr. Steven Koenig was recently elected into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.  He will be inducted into this prestigious bioengineering organization at the 18th Annual Event entitled, "Translational Research for Medical and Biological Engineering: Bringing Technologies to Life" from February 11-13, 2009 at the National Academy of Sciences and L.W. Marriott in Washington, D.C. Congratulations Steven!  For more information go to AIMBE College of Fellows.

08/01/08 Dr. Andre Gobin is given the W. H. Coulter Foundation Early Career Award (Phase I) for cancer research involving nanotherapeutics.

08/01/07 Dr. Ayman El Baz is awarded the Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Early Career Award (Phase I) for research relating to methodologies in early lung cancer detection.

08/01/07 Dr. Palanaippan Sethu is awarded the Coulter Foundation Early Career Award (Phase I) for his research in Leukocyte Isolating Microfluidic Devices.



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