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Biomedical Engineering Major Receives 2013 Baskin Award
Posted on May 21, 2013
Amanda Steele, a graduating senior in biomedical engineering who has done research in the Yamada Lab, is the 2013 recipient of the Ronald and Lydia Baskin Research Award. This award is given annually by UC Davis College of Biological Sciences to a graduating senior in recognition of outstanding original research in the biological sciences.
Non-wetting fabric drains sweat
Posted on May 20, 2013
Graduate students Siyuan Xing and Jia Jiang, along with Prof. Tingrui Pan, developed a new textile microfluidic platform using hydrophilic (water-attracting) threads stitched into a highly water-repellent fabric. They were able to create patterns of threads that suck droplets of water from one side of the fabric, propel them along the threads and expel them from the other side.
BME Startup Wins Big Bang! Business Plan Competition
Posted on May 17, 2013
Vivita Technologies, a startup founded by Veterinary Medicine Professor and Athanasiou Lab collaborator Leigh Griffiths and BME Ph.D. students Regina MacBarb, Jeni Lee, and Maelene Wong, won the Big Bang! Business Plan Competition.
Two BME Finalists in Big Bang! Business Plan Competition
Posted on May 16, 2013
ViVita Technologies, Inc. (including Dr. Leigh Griffiths and BME graduate students Maelene Wong, Jeni Lee, and Gina MacBarb) AmberCycle Industries (including BME Assistant Professor Marc Facciotti and UC Davis undergraduate students) are finalists in the annual Big Bang! Business Plan Competition and will find out if they won at tonight’s awards ceremony. Good luck!
College of Engineering Design Showcase
Posted on May 14, 2013
College of Engineering Design Showcase is 2:00-4:30PM on June 6, 2013. For a little preview of what you’ll be seeing, here’s a video of a biomedical engineering team talking about the biomimetic prosthetic eye they designed: http://youtu.be/IeLcKwHYkcM
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May 30, 2013
Distinguished Seminar Series: Norbert Pelc, Professor of Bioengineering and Associate Chair, Stanford University School of Medicine – Radiology, Stanford University
- Date: May 30, 2013 4:10pm to 5:00pm
- Where: 1005 GBSF
“Recent and Future Directions in CT Imaging”