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Paul Dayton

May 20, 2022

Dayton named chair of Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Paul Dayton, William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor, was appointed chair of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) this spring. He has served as interim chair of the department since 2019. 

Illustration of ankle prosthetic.

May 20, 2022

New neural-controlled ankle prosthesis improves stability

A new prosthetic ankle controlled by the brain is showing promising improvements in patients’ balance and stability, helping them to feel more control when doing activities like picking up an object from the ground or navigating tasks that might cause them to fall. 

The NC State Belltower against a blue sky, with flowering trees in the foreground

May 12, 2022

Roger Narayan elected 2022 MRS Fellow

Professor Roger Narayan, MD, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Materials Science and Engineering at NC State and UNC Chapel Hill, has been elected a fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS). 

May 2, 2022

Brudno, Tuck and Zhou recognized with Outstanding Teacher Awards

Three College of Engineering faculty members — Yevgeny Brudno, assistant professor in the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME); James Tuck, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE); and Huiyang Zhou, professor in ECE — were named recipients of the Outstanding Teacher Award for 2021-22. The three professors were honored during the virtual spring faculty meeting. 

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Apr 27, 2022

NC State announces 2021-22 Goodnight Early Career Innovators

NC State announced its 2021-22 class of Goodnight Early Career Innovators today. This program recognizes and rewards promising NC State early-career faculty whose scholarship is in STEM or STEM education. The 25 faculty selected will receive $22,000 ­for each of the next three years to support their scholarship and research endeavors. 

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Apr 18, 2022

2022 BME recipients of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The purpose of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) is to help ensure the quality, vitality, and diversity of the scientific and engineering workforce of the United States. 

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Apr 12, 2022

BME PhD student Noah Rubin wins 3rd place at 2022 Graduate Research Symposium

Earlier this month, BME Noah Rubin represented the Joint BME Department at the 15th Annual NC State Graduate Symposium, where his poster won 3rd place among 34 abstracts in the Engineering section. 

Jishnudeep Kar pointing to poster while explaining project to fellow student.

Apr 11, 2022

ECE student Jishnudeep Kar among winners in 2022 Graduate Student Research Symposium

Nearly 200 NC State graduate students presented their research projects this week at the 15th annual Graduate Student Research Symposium, and 27 were recognized as the best presenters in their disciplines. 

Artist rendering of CAR-T cells.

Mar 25, 2022

In animal study, implant churns out CAR-T cells to combat cancer

In an animal study, the implants were faster and more effective than conventional CAR-T cell cancer treatment. 

Paul Dayton

Feb 11, 2022

Dayton named chair of Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering

Paul Dayton, William R. Kenan Distinguished Professor, has been appointed as chair of the UNC/NC State Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME). Dayton has served as interim chair of the department since 2019.