SBME team members receive awards for excellence

Award winners from the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering are recognized for outstanding achievements and overall excellence throughout the college. Nominations are accepted through faculty and staff, and each award highlights achievements made throughout the previous year. Faculty awards: Art Corey Award for Outstanding International Contributions Matthew Kipper, Chemical and Biological Engineering George T. Abell […]

CSU partners with CU School of Medicine to open medical school branch

A partnership between Colorado’s two major universities will create new educational opportunities for medical students in the state. The University of Colorado School of Medicine is in the planning stages of establishing a medical school branch in Fort Collins in partnership with Colorado State University. The partnership aims to create a training program that builds […]

Dynamics of key viral attack strategy visible for first time

Many infectious viruses, from HIV to West Nile, rely on a fundamental biological process called frameshifting to maximize their attack. Long identified as a key mechanism that viruses use to proliferate inside their hosts, the real-time dynamics of frameshifting had never been directly observed, until now. For the first time, Colorado State University scientists Tim […]

Antibiotic clothing, a new approach to fighting bacteria

In a recent Newsweek article, Associate Professor Melissa Reynolds, discusses the research that she and her team are performing, developing new bacteria-resistant materials to fight infection. Through a collaboration with a major medical-supply company, Reynolds proved this process is cost-effective. Her research will continue with making other hospital materials bacteria-free. Read full story here: https://www.newsweek.com/2019/05/31/death-antibiotics-running-out-effective-drugs-fight-superbug-army-1423712.html

McIlwraith receives lifetime research excellence award from national veterinary association

He is a trailblazer in equine arthroscopic surgery and research in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of joint injury and disease in horses. People from around the world have sought his medical advice for their prized and, often, award-winning horses. Many of his discoveries have helped advance orthopedic procedures in humans. Colorado State University’s Dr. […]

2019 Clinical Immersion Program Experience

Joint replacements, bone fracture repairs, open heart bypass surgery—these may not be experiences that come to mind when you think of the life of an SBME undergrad, but they’re exactly what a group of students experienced via observation this summer, as part of SBME’s clinical immersion program. Now in its second year, this program offers […]

Intro to BME for High School Students

By Michael Benedict Biomedical engineering is an emerging discipline, and here in SBME, we pride ourselves on innovation, and willingness to think outside the box. This fall, SBME undertook an exciting new experiment: the development of an introductory biomedical engineering course for local high school students. The goal was to introduce students to the world […]

Salazar: New SBME Board Member

Stephanie Salazar (‘11 B.S. Mechanical Engineering) is a senior sterile device engineer at Medtronic and currently works in Research and Development for the Restorative Therapies Group, Brain Division. She joined Medtronic in 2011 as a Technical Specialist in the Services Organization. Stephanie’s technical expertise includes mechanical design, biocompatibility, device reprocessing, sterilization and packaging of single […]

Nguyen-Truong Becomes 2019-20 Research Fellow for Winning 3-Minute Challenge

Thirty-nine graduate students vied for fellowships as they explained their research in three minutes for a panel of judges on February 11, 2019. As students quickly summarized their research, judges scored the content and comprehension of the presentation, as well as students’ effective engagement and communication skills. Fifteen participants in the Vice President for Research […]