Research team makes cover of prestigious journal

In June, the Journal of Materials Chemistry B—Materials for Biology and Medicine featured research from Associate Professor Melissa Reynolds’ Therapeutic Materials and Biointerfacial Research team (Janet P. Yapor, Bella H. Neufeld, and Jesus B. Tapia). Reynolds holds a joint appointment with the School of Biomedical Engineering. Full story: https://pubs.rsc.org/en/content/articlelanding/2018/tb/c8tb00566d#!divAbstract

Synthetic biologists get $1.7 million to engineer world’s strongest biomaterial

It’s the most durable biological material you’ve never heard of: sporopollenin. This naturally occurring polymer coats and protects individual grains of plant pollen, and it’s been found in 500 million-year-old sediments. (It’s not the stuff that causes allergies ­– those are proteins within the pollen itself, not the coating.) Synthetic biologists at Colorado State University […]

2018 Senior Design Team Invited to International Design Competition

The Physically Pulsating Organ Model senior design team (Charlotte Mitchell, Amy Holcomb, Megan Miller, and Anthony Behle) sponsored by Applied Medical has been selected as finalists in the UBORA Design Competition 2018. The prototype has been developed to aid in training surgical residents. It consists of a vascular network capable of being remotely activated to […]

SBME Faculty Awarded Early-Career Awards

Congratulations to our SBME faculty who were awarded early-career awards! David Bark received the Career Development Award from the American Heart Association. Arun Kota received the Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) from the National Science Foundation. Brian Munsky received the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award for Early Stage Investigators (MIRA) from the National Institutes of […]

First Annual Career Impact Awards

In May 2018, the Career Center hosted its first annual Career Impact Awards, an award show and lunch event in which members of the campus and Fort Collins community celebrated those who have made a significant impact on students’ careers. Senior Academic Advisor Brett Beal received the Distinguished Staff Member award for weaving career into […]

2018 SBME Scholarship Award Winner

Natalie Rios receives SBME Scholarship for Leadership and Innovation Natalie Rios received the $1,000 SBME Scholarship for Leadership and Innovation for the 2018/19 school year for her exceptional job at stating her leadership capabilities. Currently, Natalie serves as the outreach coordinator for the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), her first project manager role. As outreach coordinator, […]

2018 BME E-Days Awards

E-Days (Engineering Days) is a longstanding annual showcase of capstone senior design projects. On Thursday, April 12, 2018, five members of the SBME Advisory Board served as judges and provided four biomedical engineering teams with cash awards at E-Days. This year, ten industry members also served as BME judges, critically evaluating student projects on technical content, […]

BME Students Prepare for 8-Day Trip to Ecuador

80% of the world’s amputees live in developing countries, and only 2% have access to prosthetic care.  – World Health Organization “I can’t study abroad. It won’t fit in my curriculum.” “I want to help people.” “I want hands-on experience.” These are comments often made by undergraduate biomedical engineering students at CSU. The undergraduate program […]

Awards ceremony honors SBME faculty

At the 2017 All-College Awards ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 14, award winners and patent recipients from the CSU School of Biomedical Engineering were recognized for outstanding achievements and overall excellence. Nominations were accepted through faculty and staff, and each award highlights achievements made throughout the previous year. Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering All-College Awards […]