Andy Kolpitcke remembers the ill-fated slide as if it happened yesterday, in slow motion. It was the most personal of three major events that determined the course of his life and brought him to the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering.
The tumor monorail project, a collaboration between the Georgia Institute of Technology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University, will receive a $6.5 million grant from The Marcus Foundation.
The simple actions that humans make and take for granted every moment of every day are visible results of complex, unseen engineering at work: neuron-activated muscles throughout the body generate forces for movement, with each movement particular to each individual, influenced by a stagger
One week after a great performance at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Capstone Design Expo on April 23, nine Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) student teams got another chance to showcase their senior projects in a different competitive setting.
There are a number of good reasons why the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) is ranked among the best departments of its kind in the world. And some of those good reasons were recognized recently when BME granted its first Graduate Student Awards.
The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering continued its domination of the Capstone Design Expo at the Georgia Institute of Technology. For the third straight semester, a Coulter Department team took top prize as the overall winner in the expo.
Susan Thomas, faculty member of the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience, was recently awarded a three-year, $450,000 grant from the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Craig Duvall recently became the latest researcher with close ties to the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience to win the prestigious Young Investigator Award from the Society from Biomaterials (SFB).
A medical device designed to assist in the diagnosis and early treatment of a painful, disfiguring side effect of cancer treatment, developed in the lab of Petit Institute of Bioengineering and Bioscience researcher Brandon Dixon, is closer to commercialization thanks to venture funding from the
The morning after April Fools Day, it still felt surreal to Mohamad Ali Najia, the former Petit Undergraduate Research Scholar whose Team OculoStaple took second place in the Georgia Institute of Technology’s InVenture Prize competition the night before.
If you’re a young scientific researcher looking for motivation, you could do a lot worse than meeting a Nobel Laureate and picking his brain. But what if you could meet a whole bunch of them?
It isn’t every day that the entire C-Suite of a major multinational biopharmaceutical company comes to visit, all at once. But that’s what happened March 24, 2015 when the UCB Executive Committee Meeting came to the Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience.
Right around 1:40 on the afternoon of Tuesday, March 10, President Barack Obama walked onto the risers in McCamish Pavilion to address a capacity crowd of Georgia Tech faculty, staff and students.
Former Petit Scholar mentor Yogi Patel developed the technology and Team Bioletics developed a sense of direction that led them all the way to first place in the 2015 Georgia Institute of Technology Startup Competition, Monday night (March 9) at the Scheller College of Business.
A team with technology that could help monitor the condition of cats and dogs with diabetes won Georgia Tech’s 2015 Startup Competition ($15,000, plus the Edison Prize: a $15,000 convertible note).
Year after year, the two professors do the same thing for spring break. They head south.
The summer of 2014 may always be remembered as the summer of the Ice Bucket Challenges, a viral sensation that helped raise awareness of the neurodegenerative disease amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).
Georgia Institute of Technology researcher Ajit Yoganathan was recognized recently in his native country’s press for a rare honor.
A collaborative effort between investigators at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University School of Medicine and Georgia Institute of Technology has led to the development of a non-invasive method to image simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV) replication in real-time, in vi
Every year in Atlanta, around the time winter is dragging out its transition into spring, some of the world’s top researchers gather at the Parker H.