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Design 2014
BME class of 2014 presented its capstone design projects in early May, when students showcased innovative solutions to various pressing medical problems. The unique BME additoinal major program allows students of diverse engineering disciplines to work as a team (Read more...).
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Profs. Byron Yu and Steve Chase published a News & Views article in Nature Neuroscience (Vol. 17, p. 746), where they described their vision in using brain-computer interface and optical imaging to gain insights into brain functions.
LeDuc Senior Corinne Clinch is the recipient of an Honorable Mention for the Judith A. Resnik Award, which celebrates exceptional senior woman graduating in a technical major, in addition to the Carnegie Mellon Women's Association 50th Anniversary Scholarship in honor of First Lady Mary Suresh.
LeDuc Prof. Dennis Trumble has developed a new artificial heart pump that mimics the heart's natural twisting motion during contraction. This innovative design will eliminate the possibility of blood clots, giving it a huge advantage over similar devices (read more...).
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Prof. Jelena Kovacevic has been appointed as Head and David E. Shram Professor of the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE; read more...). Prof. Jose Moura has been named ECE's Associate Head for Research and Strategic Initiatives. Both will remain closely tied to Biomedical Engineering and play an important role in enhancing the interactions between the two Departments.
LeDuc Prof. Phil LeDuc has been named the Treasurer-Secretary of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for 2014-2016. The AIMBE represents 50,000 individuals and the top 2% of medical and biological engineers.
Feinberg Prof. Adam Feinberg has been awarded a Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) Young Investigator Award, which encourages collaborations among international scientists. Only 34 teams received an award from over 800 original letters of intent (read more...).
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Thursday, May 15

BME Senior Dinner

6:00-8:00 pm
Hofbrauhaus, South Side

 

The department will celebrate our graduating seniors with a special sit-down dinner at the Hofbrauhaus on the South Side.

Saturday, May 17

Departmental Commencement

12:00-1:00 pm
McConomy Auditorium, UC

 

Congratulations to our graduating seniors, master's students, and Ph.D. students! The BME ceremony will be in the UC on Saturday at noon, the day before CMU's general Commencement ceremony.