James Ankrum

Ankrum receives Iowa Mid-Career Faculty Scholar Award

Friday, April 19, 2024
James Ankrum, University of Iowa associate professor in the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering, was among four selected for the award provides funding and development opportunities for outstanding tenured associate professors who have established national or international reputations in their disciplines and are exceptional teachers in and out of the classroom.
Grayson Talaski

BME student receives Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award

Wednesday, April 10, 2024
Grayson Talaski, a third-year biomedical engineering major, was honored at a student celebration on February 28 for receiving an Excellence in Undergraduate Research Award from the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR).
Naina Miranda poses for a photo on a veranda in India

Journey to my roots: Rediscovering India and embracing identity

Friday, March 29, 2024
Naina Miranda, a biomedical engineering major and Global Access Ambassador, participated in the India Winterim Program in winter 23-24.
Kim Avrama Blackwell

Blackwell receives NIH grant to explore gender disparities in substance use disorders

Tuesday, March 26, 2024
Kim "Avrama" Blackwell, professor and department executive officer of the Roy J. Carver Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently awarded a $2.35 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to advance her research on the correlation between substance abuse and female sex hormones.
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.
Two men smiling

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. 
Subin Erattakulangara Profile

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.  
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.