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 […]

BME E-Days Award Winners

    Engineering Days (E-Days) provides undergraduate engineering students an opportunity to showcase their completed senior design projects to faculty, family, industry representatives, and peers. The capstone senior design project teaches students how to succeed in a well-integrated interdisciplinary engineering design environment and allows students to develop practical, hands-on skills. On April 19, 2019, members […]

Innovative mechanobiology research expands understanding of cells

By Sona Srinarayana Researchers have developed a new technology that allows them to probe cell changes without disturbing the cell’s physiology – a major advancement that helps scientists look more closely at cell changes to solve human health problems, according to a new paper in Cell Reports. This technology, known as deformation microscopy, allows scientists […]

Open Insulin, ‘DIY bio’ and the future of pharma

The development, manufacture and sale of pharmaceutical drugs in the United States is a complex landscape involving intellectual property and strict federal regulations. But according to Colorado State University scientists, the status quo of the U.S. pharmaceutical market may soon be turned on its head. That’s due in part to a growing community of do-it-yourself […]