Wong named Royal Society of Chemistry Fellow
Pak Kin Wong, professor of biomedical engineering, has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry.
Yong Wang, professor of biomedical engineering, and Pak Kin Wong, professor of biomedical engineering, have been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
A process using human stem cells can generate the cells that cover the external surface of a human heart -- epicardium cells -- according to a multidisciplinary team of researchers.
Some researchers are working to discover new, safer ways to deliver cancer-fighting drugs to tumors without damaging healthy cells. Others are finding ways to boost the body's own immune system to attack cancer cells. Researchers at Penn State have combined the two approaches by taking biodegradable polymer nanoparticles encapsulated with cancer-fighting drugs and incorporating them into immune cells to create a smart, targeted system to attack cancers of specific types.
Danush is a high school student who wants to go to college, but first he must complete a standardized test with multiple-choice questions.
A $1.37 million study conducted by William Hancock, professor of biomedical engineering, funded by the National Institutes of Health Institute of General Medical Sciences, will support the investigation of intracellular transport and cell division to better understand the molecular basis of neurodegenerative diseases.
A group of Penn State engineering students were among those in attendance at the 2016 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABCRMS) November 9 to 12 in Tampa, Florida.
Pak Kin Wong, professor of biomedical engineering and mechanical engineering at Penn State, has been named a Fellow Member of the Society of Laboratory Automation and Screening (SLAS)
A new tool that can be finely tuned to selectively trap viruses by their size can increase the detection threshold for viruses and speed the process of identifying newly-emerging viruses.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering is pleased to announce two new course offerings for the spring 2017 semester.
Final plans for a new chemical and biomedical engineering building at University Park at an estimated cost of $144 million were approved by the Penn State Board of Trustees during its September 15 meeting.
A team of biomaterials researchers at Penn State have developed a new, inexpensive method for detecting chloride, the key diagnostic marker in cystic fibrosis.
The newly formed BMES Graduate Student Association is currently seeking alumni volunteers to participate in upcoming professional development programs
Daniel Hayes has joined the Department of Biomedical Engineering as an associate professor
Raj Kothapalli will join the Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor in January 2017.
Scott Medina joins the Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor
Xiao Liu joins the Department of Biomedical Engineering as an assistant professor
A new biomedical engineering and chemical engineering facility is planned to open in 2019. The new building project is intended to enhance engineering collaboration at the University and position both departments for significant growth.
Siu Ling "Pansy" Leung, instructor in biomedical engineering at Penn State, has been appointed as the undergraduate program coordinator for the Department of Biomedical Engineering
Xiaojun (Lance) Lian, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Penn State, was recently named a 2016 Young Innovator by the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering.
Vikram Eswar will serve as the student marshal for the Penn State College of Engineering summer commencement ceremony at University Park on Saturday, August 13
The Department of Biomedical Engineering at Penn State welcomes new affiliate faculty members
Yong Wang, associate professor of biomedical engineering and Justin Brown, assistant professor of biomedical engineering have been promoted within the Department of Biomedical Engineering, effective July 1
DNA-based straight and branched polymers or nanomaterials that can be created and dissolved using biocompatible methods are now possible thanks to the work of Penn State biomedical engineers
Yi Lu and Yuan Xiao, postdoctoral researchers in Pak Kin Wong's Systematic Bioengineering Laboratory, were recently awarded "Best of Session Paper" at the American Urological Association Annual Convention for their work "A Microfiltration Device for Urogenital Schistosomiasis Diagnostics."
Brittany Banik, a Penn State bioengineering graduate student, has been named the recipient of the 2016 Graduate Student Service Award.
Members of the Systematic Bioengineering Laboratory, led by Pak Kin Wong, were recently awarded the CM HO Best Paper Award in Micro/Nano Fluidics at the IEEE NEMS 2016 Conference in Matsushima Bay and Sendai MEMS City, Japan
Nicholas J. Frazzette will be the student marshal for the biomedical engineering degree program at the Penn State College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 6. Frazzette will receive a bachelor of science degree in bioengineering with a minor in Spanish.
Keefe Manning, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a recipient of the 2016 Penn State Engineering Alumni Societyâ€™s Outstanding Advising Award.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering will begin offering a new course "Stem Cell Engineering and Therapy (BIOE 597)," in fall 2016. The course will be taught by Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Lance Lian.
Biomedical engineering students Arichanah Pulenthiran and Kristen Hagenah were recently named Undergraduate Exhibition Award recipients
The Engineering Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of the 13th annual College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS), held on Tuesday, April 5, at the Nittany Lion Inn. Among the winners are three bioengineering students.
Engineering seniors in capstone design are working to create a mobility solution for a local 3-year-old girl this semester.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering will host two summer research programs for undergraduate students in effort with The Department of Kinesiology and with support from the National Science Foundation and the American Heart Association. The programs will provide hands-on learning experiences for students in laboratory settings and teach a number of critical skills for new engineers.
Maggie Slattery, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has recently been named director of the Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory. In the new role, Slattery seeks to create new innovation and expansion to benefit Penn State students
Alumnus, Jian Cao, has experienced career success after receiving his Ph.D. in bioengineering from Penn State in 1997. Despite his work life, he remains focused on the enhancement of graduate research and supports the department through mentoring and volunteerism.
Ibrahim Tarik Ozbolat, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics; Sulin Zhang, associate professor of engineering science and mechanics and bioengineering; and Xiaojun Lance Lian, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, were recently awarded a Multidisciplinary Research Seed Grant for their project "Engineering Reptile Tissues for Self-Locomotion."
Siyang Zheng,associate professor of biomedical engineering, is one of three recipients selected for funding through the College of Engineering's ENGineering for Innovation & ENtrepreneurship (ENGINE) grant program.
On Saturday, January 30, a group of bioengineering graduate students partnered with the Eberly College of Science to teach young women about careers in STEM.
Jian Yang, professor of biomedical engineering at Penn State, has been named a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
A Penn State undergraduate student startup that is developing a device to enhance communication skills for children with cerebral palsy was the grand prize winner at a recent pitch contest sponsored by Investing in New Student Companies at Universities (Inc. U).
Keith Mickolajczyk, a bioengineering graduate student, has been named a recipient of the Biophysical Society's 2016 Education Committee Travel Award
Two biomedical engineering students were part of the team, Maximus V LLC - Presh Technology, that was awarded a first place prize at the College of Engineering's bi-annual Design Showcase, held December 10, 2015.
On Jan. 1, 2016, Maggie Slattery will take over as director of the Bernard M. Gordon Learning Factory.
Chemical engineering student Nicole Bernstein and bioengineering student Nick Frazzette are leaders in a new program that will allow students to take the skills they learn in the classroom at Penn State and solve real-world engineering challenges across the globe.
Keefe Manning, associate professor of biomedical engineering and surgery within the College of Medicine, has agreed to serve as an Associate Editor for The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.
Molecular motor grows cells microtubules
Biomedical researchers at Penn State have discovered a motor protein with the capacity to stimulate the growth of its own track
Margaret Slattery, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, is among 70 of the nationâ€™s emerging leaders in engineering education selected to attend the National Academy of Engineeringâ€™s seventh annual Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium (FOEE).
Nanyin Zhang among those in the College of Engineering appointed to early career and development professorships
Eighteen engineering bachelor's degree programs in the Colleges of Engineering and Earth and Mineral Sciences have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Six Penn State biomedical engineering seniors attended the Biomedical Engineering Societyâ€™s Coulter College Aug. 13-16 in Coral Gables, Florida.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering welcomed Lance Lian and Pak Kin Wong in fall 2015
Nicholas E. Ceneviva will be the student marshal for the Penn State College of Engineering summer commencement ceremony on August 15.
Yong Wang, associate professor of biomedical engineering at Penn State, was recently awarded a five-year, $2.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute to develop programmable biomaterials.
The Department of Biomedical Engineering held their inaugural reunion event on July 11 and 12, 2015. The event commemorated graduates from both the undergraduate and bioengineering graduate programs since the department's inception in 1974. The reunion also marked the ten year anniversary of the first graduating undergraduate class of 2005.
The department of biomedical engineering is pleased to announce the promotion of two faculty members effective July 1, 2015.
Nanyin Zhang, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, and Kevin Alloway, professor of neural and behavioral science at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, have received one of two Grace Woodward Grants for Collaborative Research in Engineering and Medicine.
Several recent graduates from the Department of Biomedical Engineering visited Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) this month to present their global capstone projects at the SJTU Engineering Showcase. The projects were completed during the spring 2015 semester as a collaborative effort between Penn State and SJTU students.
Yong Wang, associate professor of biomedical engineering in the Penn State College of Engineering, and Henry Donahue, professor of orthopaedics and rehabilitation at the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, have received one of two Grace Woodward Grants for Collaborative Research in Engineering and Medicine.
Two senior capstone design groups within The Department of Biomedical Engineering were named winners at The College of Engineeringâ€™s Spring 2015 Design Showcase.
Peter J. Butler, professor of biomedical engineering, has been named associate dean for education in the College of Engineering
Michael Eppihimer, BME M.S. '92 and Ph.D. '95, has been named the department's 2015 Outstanding Engineering Alumni award recipient
Peter Butler, professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
Peter Zaki, biomedical engineering senior and head of the Student Red Cross Club, influences blood donates at the 21st annual Penn State-Michigan State Blood Challenge.
Yong Wang, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has created a tissue-like biomaterial that attracts cancer cells, like bits of metal to a magnet and entraps them.