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May 24, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer A. Nichols, assistant professor, who was recently awarded the 2018 American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) Young Scientist Post-doctoral Award. This award recognizes early achievements by promising young scientists who...
May 18, 2018
The AnitaB.org Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC) scholarship was recently awarded to Shruti Siva Kumar, BME Ph.D. student, to attend the 2018 Grace Hopper Celebration in Houston, Texas this September.The GHC is the world’s largest gathering of women...
May 17, 2018
The J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering proudly congratulates the following M.S. and Ph.D. graduates who obtained their degrees in spring 2018.These are:Ph.D. graduates: Melissa Cruz-Acuna, Ph.D.Dissertation title:...
May 17, 2018
The University of Florida Informatics Institute and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) have awarded pilot program funding to University of Florida researchers. CTSI provides intramural awards to support the growth of...
May 17, 2018
Margaret (Maggie) Fettis is a doctoral candidate in the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Florida. She grew up outside of Chicago, IL and earned her BS in biomedical engineering at the University of...
May 17, 2018
Osteoarthritis, or OA, is a complex disease marked by several harmful processes within the joint, such as cartilage damage and inflammation of the joint cavity’s inner lining. Current clinical options aim to address pain rather than these OA...
May 16, 2018
We are excited to welcome Dr. Lakiesha N. Williams to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. Williams will join the department as an associate professor this fall.   Williams earned her B.S. in biological engineering...
May 15, 2018
The Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering at the University of Florida is proud to announce the appointment of Dr. Carlos Rinaldi as Chair, of its Department of Chemical Engineering.Dr. Rinaldi is the Dean’s Leadership Professor in the Department...
May 15, 2018
Dr. Daniel Ferris, Robert W. Adenbaum Professor and senior associate chair, was recently selected as the recipient for the 2018 American Society of Biomechanics (ASB) Founders' Award. The Founders’ Award is given to recognize “scientific...
May 14, 2018
On May 6, UF BME recognized the hard work of our students with a graduation reception and pinning ceremony at the Reitz Union Rion Ballroom to celebrate the new class of bachelors graduates. Faculty, staff, family and friends all gathered to...

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