CSU School of Biomedical Engineering Receives ABET Accreditation

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Colorado State University’s School of Biomedical Engineering (SBME) is proudly the first accredited undergraduate biomedical engineering program in the state of Colorado. SBME is also the first accredited biomedical engineering degree in the country that has an obligatory tie to a partner degree in chemical and biological engineering, electrical engineering, or mechanical engineering. Biomedical engineering… Read more »

Meet the New SBME Office Coordinator

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Michael Benedict is a new part-time office coordinator in the SBME. He has most recently worked as a program coordinator, event planner, writer, and writing instructor. Michael is from Seattle, Washington, and spent the last six years in Moscow, Idaho. Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of Washington and Western Washington University, and… Read more »

New Undergraduate Advisor for SBME

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As an advisor in SBME, Robyn Jeep Ernst will work with all first year students. She has been advising students for several years and loves talking with students about their stories and helping in the college experience navigation process. Robyn is a Colorado native and has been fortunate to call several wonderful places in Colorado… Read more »

New SBME Advisory Board Member

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Gary Johnson (’92 B.S.M.E.) is the Surgical Group President for Applied Medical, a global medical device developer, manufacturer, and distributor headquartered in Rancho Santa Margarita, California. Johnson joined the company in June of 1992 as a process development engineer. Three years later, he transitioned into the clinical development role and then served as vice president of… Read more »

Waste Not: Edible Wax Coating Slicks Liquids with Ease

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When we reach the end of a ketchup bottle, there’s always a little left, stuck to the sides. A Colorado State University lab offers a fix: a nontoxic, nonstick coating that lets loose every last drop. Materials scientists led by Arun Kota, assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and the School of Biomedical… Read more »

State awards biodiscovery grants to seven professors

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The Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade has awarded 2009-2010 grants totaling $352,000 to seven Colorado State University bioscience professors. Commercializing innovations The Colorado Legislature created the Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program in 2006 to increase the research and development of new bioscience technology in Colorado research institutions. The grants are intended to… Read more »

Bioplastic discovery improves joint implants

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Injuries and wear-and-tear in the human skeletal system may have been debilitating just a few decades ago, but efforts to keep people more mobile are advancing, thanks to discoveries in biomedical research. Susan James (left), and an undergraduate student work in the CSU Orthopaedics Bioengineering Research Laboratory. Star of bioengineering Susan James, professor of mechanical… Read more »

Chemistry researcher wins NSF grant to further biomaterials research

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The Boettcher Foundation on Wednesday named Colorado State University chemist Melissa Reynolds one of only six 2010 Boettcher Investigators as part of the Webb-Waring Biomedical Research Program, which helps recruit, retain and advance scientific talent in Colorado. Biocompatible coatings for medical devices   Melissa Reynolds, assistant professor with a joint appointment in chemistry and with… Read more »