Bhavya holds award wearing graduation gown

BME graduate receives Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award

Thursday, June 8, 2023
Born in New Delhi, India, Bhavya Vats immigrated to Iowa about nine years ago with her family. She recently received a BSE in biomedical engineering (BME) from the University of Iowa, and was a recipient of the Academic & Scholarly Achievement Award at the 2023 International Student Graduation Celebration.
Ann McKenna

Ann McKenna named College of Engineering dean

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Ann F. McKenna, vice dean of strategic advancement at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering at Arizona State University and professor of engineering in the Polytechnic School, has been named dean of the University of Iowa College of Engineering. She will begin on Aug. 16.
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UI joins statewide initiative to make Iowa a national leader in biomanufacturing

Friday, May 26, 2023
Researchers from the University of Iowa (UI) will play a key role in boosting Iowa’s position as a leader in bioscience and advanced manufacturing through a new project sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Xie in lab

Yuliang Xie receives $1.3M NIH grant to make medical devices resistant to respiratory infection

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Yuliang Xie, assistant professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Iowa, has been awarded a National Institutes of Health R01 grant to design a new surface for medical devices that can self-clean and prevent infection.
Edward Sander

Ed Sander named Wheeler Faculty Fellow in Engineering 

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Ed Sander, University of Iowa associate professor of biomedical engineering and director of graduate studies, has received the Robert and Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellowship in Engineering.  
Tech Transfer

UI engineering faculty members license inventions

Thursday, April 6, 2023
Inventions of two University of Iowa College of Engineering faculty members have been licensed for commercial use. They are the latest technology transfer examples in which research emerging from UI laboratories is spun-out to a private company for broader public benefit
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BME student among recipients of OVPR's Discovery and Innovation Awards

Friday, March 24, 2023
Ashley Rhodes is among eighteen exceptional researchers, scholars, innovators, students, and administrators recognized by the Office of the Vice President for Research in the 2023 Discovery and Innovation Awards program.
Pareen sits on steps of Seamans Center

BME undergraduate improves the dream for herself and others

Thursday, December 8, 2022
University of Iowa biomedical engineering graduate Pareen Mhatre works to make the world a better place for heart disease patients and for those in immigration limbo.