Engineering for Human Health

 

Scientific discovery aimed at improving healthcare, through interdisciplinary research and education

 

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James Ankur in lab with students
Lucinda Williamson in the lab with a prosthetic foot
Syed Mubeen and Suresh Raghavan in Mubeen’s lab in IATL.

$ 61,000

Median salary of our 2015-2016 BME graduates

91 %

Undergraduate placement rate

45 %

of our biomedical engineering students are women

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Professor Udaykumar presents a trophy to Chris Vidmar

Winners announced in 3MT competition

Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Graduate students in the University of Iowa College of Engineering competed to see who could most effectively summarize their complex research pursuits in a three-minute soundbite that a non-technical audience could understand.
Chemurgy 2.0 graphic of Iowa with yellow and red sun in the background

CoE faculty play critical role in multi-institutional biomanufacturing project

Thursday, September 7, 2023
A multidisciplinary team of University of Iowa engineering faculty will contribute to a $20 million, multi-institutional project to boost Iowa’s position as a leader in bioscience and advanced manufacturing.
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Ankrum, Sander awarded NIH grant to improve wound healing therapies  

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Edward Sander, a University of Iowa professor of biomedical engineering and Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellow in Engineering, and James Ankrum, UI associate professor of biomedical engineering, are co-principal investigators of the study sponsored by a new National Institutes of Health grant. 
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BME student wins Sharks’ Top Choice award 

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Subin Erattakulangara, a University of Iowa PhD candidate in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the Sharks’ Top Choice award at a premier meeting for the field of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in June 2023 in Toronto.  

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