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December 12, 2011
Dr. Huabei Jiang, a J. Crayton Pruitt Family Professor, has been awarded a one-year $155,250 Bankhead-Coley Bridge Grant entitled “Combined Photoacoustic and Diffuse Optical Tomography.” Dr. Stephen Grobmyer, MD, Associate Professor and Edward M....
December 09, 2011
Dr. Kyle Allen successfully transitioned his K99/R00 career award from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to its independent research phase. The 3-year $747,000 award will support Dr. Allen's new laboratory in...
November 21, 2011
This series of lectures is newly established in honor of the J. Crayton Pruitt Family for their exceptional support for the Department.  We are especially indebted to J. Crayton Pruitt, Sr., (1931-2011) not only for financial support, but also...
October 10, 2011
It is with great sadness in our hearts that we note the passing of Dr. J. Crayton Pruitt, Sr. Dr. Pruitt was a visionary leader for the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. He made multiple gifts endowing the department,...
August 29, 2011
Janie Fouke was named Dean of Engineering at the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.  Dr. Fouke was formerly the provost at the University of Florida and a faculty member in the BME department.  We congratulate Dr. Fouke with...
May 27, 2011
BME Professor Huabei Jiang was named UF Research Foundation Professor for 2011.  Funded from royalty income from UF technologies, this prestegious professorship was awarded to 33 professors.  The three-year award includes an annual salary...
May 26, 2011
Congratulations to Bill Ditto, the founding chair of our department, for being named the new dean of the College of Natural Sciences at the University of Hawai Mānoa.  Dr. Ditto previously was one of the founding faculty at the BME...
May 24, 2011
A recent publication from Georgetown University used new U.S. Census Bureau data to determine what a Bachelors degree is worth.  The Biomedical Engineering BS degree scored 17th at a median earnings of $68,000.  It is however clear that...
March 29, 2011
Biomedical Engineering is hosting six new University Scholars for the 2011-2012 academic year. These six scholars will receive a $1,750 stipend to conduct their research, and the lab that hosts them will receive $500 to support the research. The...
March 23, 2011
Biomedical Engineering will be holding Information sessions in conjunction with the College of Engineering.  Sessions are scheduled for the following dates:March 30, 2011April 7, 2011The recommendation is to sign up for a campus tour in the...

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