PI Bruce P. Lee (Bio Med) has received $344,459 for a two-year research grant on “Biomimetic Tissue Adhesive with Mechanically Tough Hydrogel Support” from the National Institutes of Health.
Research funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health (NIH) continues to grow in the BME Department.
Dr. Michael Neuman, Full Professor of Biomedical Engineering, recently received funding from the NIH in the amount of $109,724 for the first year of a two year project totaling $218,754. The title of the research project is “A low cost cardiac annunciator to reduce stillbirths and neonatal deaths.”
Dr. Rupak Rajachar, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Dr. Keat Ghee Ong, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, received funding from the NIH to conduct a research project titled “Novel nano-mechanical platform to investigate therapeutic sub-cellular mechanical stimulation.” This is a two year project totaling $148,783.
Associate Professor Jeremy Goldman and Assistant Professor Megan Frost (Biomedical Engineering) have received $459,600 from the US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, for “Therapeutic Lymphatic Collecting Vessel Regeneration by Directed Fluid Flow.”
In the 11th Annual Michigan Tech Undergraduate Expo the 1st Place award winning team was Biomedical Engineering team sponsored by Boston Scientific. The project was “Bioabsorbable Polymer-Coated Metal Stent Degradation Simulation Design”
Team Members are Kristina Price, Brendan Daun, Thomas Faulkner, Erin Larson, Derek Yesmunt, and David Strobel, Biomedical Engineering; and Kelsey Waugh and Matt Gardeski, Materials Science and Engineering.
The advisors are Dr. Jeremy Goldman (BME) and Dr. Jaroslaw Drelich (MSE).
Biomedical Engineering Students recently earned awards for their research presentations from Biotechnology Research Center:
Undergraduate Research: $150 Grand Prize Awards
Hal Holmes (Biomedical Engineering)
“Remote Modulation of Cellular Behavior with Magnetoelastic Materials”
Advisor: Rupak Rajachar