Charles Darwin, whose influence on modern scientific thought cannot be underestimated, wrote, “In the long history of humankind (and animal kind, too) those who learned to collaborate and improvise most effectively have prevailed.”
In the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech and Emory, a commitment to improving people’s lives through technology is built into every course.
By Margaret Tate
Biomedical engineers have built simple machines out of DNA, consisting of arrays whose units switch reversibly between two different shapes.
Peng Qiu, associate professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, recently won the conference-wide image analysis challenge held during the 32nd Congress of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry held in Boston.
Peer through the narrow window into Room 1232 Whitaker, and you’ll see what appears to be a typical college class: professor talking, students listening, whiteboards.
But if you were inside the room, you’d find that this class is anything but typical.
Manu Platt, associate professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, was selected to receive the 2017 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Diversity Award.
If you keep up with medical news, you’ve probably heard of beta amyloid. It plays the villain in plenty of stories about Alzheimer’s disease: One of the signature markers of Alzheimer’s patients is plaque buildup created by the protein.
There’s a lot riding on today’s engineering students.
Jahizreal Aquart is finishing his Project ENGAGES experience with a flourish. The graduating senior from B.E.S.T. Academy in Atlanta took home a third place award in the 2017 edition of the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, May 19, in Los Angeles.
When it comes to Big Questions About Birds, here’s one that rivals those about chickens crossing roads and that whole chicken-and-egg quandary: Why do flamingos stand on one leg?
Susan Margulies, Ph.D., has been named the Wallace H. Coulter Chair of the Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) at Georgia Tech and Emory University, and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Injury Biomechanics. Her appointments are effective August 1.
Bob Nerem has won some of the top awards and honors in his field, recognitions for his dedication and accomplishments over a long career as a trailblazing bioengineer.
If this year’s Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) Leadership Reception felt like it was directed by Frank Capra, that wasn’t an accident.
Lena Ting, professor in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory, received a Hidden Gem Award from the Emory University School of Medicine.
BioEngineering (BioE) Day was greeted by threatening skies that eventually emptied themselves all over Atlanta, but the downpour couldn’t dampen the spirits of the bioengineering students, faculty, and staff who took part in the fourth annual event.
Jackson Hair, a graduate student in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory (BME), is the 2017 Nerem International Travel Award winner.
Georgia Tech’s Spring 2017 Capstone Design expo concluded last night at McCamish Pavilion.
The event showcased the inventions of 242 teams from 11 schools and three colleges with 1,222 graduating seniors participating from multiple disciplines.
Six graduate students and one faculty advisor were honored at this year’s third annual BME Graduate Awards event hosted by the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory.
On Friday, April 21, the Georgia Institute of Technology honored the most outstanding faculty and staff during the 2016-2017 academic year at its annual honors luncheon held in the student center ballroom.