News Archives

Dr. Efimov receives $3.6m AHA grant and an NIH sub-contract

June 03, 2019
Dr. Igor Efimov has received two new grants, one from the American Heart Association and another from the NIH.

BME salutes our senior project and Pelton Award nominees

May 10, 2019
The Department of Biomedical Engineering salutes three teams of graduating seniors for their outstanding senior design projects.

Christianne Chua named a Barry Goldwater Scholar

May 06, 2019
BME undergraduate Christianne Chua has been named a 2019 Barry T. Goldwater Scholar, the highest national-level award for outstanding undergraduate researchers in STEM.

Dr. Park receives SEAS Faculty Excellence Award

May 06, 2019
Congratulations to Dr. Chung Hyuk Park, who has been named the 2019 SEAS Outstanding Junior Researcher.

BME congratulates our winners of the 2019 GW Research Days competition

April 15, 2019
Four BME students won five awards at the 2019 GW Research Days competition, an annual university-wide competition sponsored by GW’s Office of the Vice President for Research.

Dr. Papa’s research featured in Science magazine, C&E News and other media

February 19, 2019
Dr. Anne-Laure Papa’s research on blood clotting was featured in Science Magazine, Chemical & Engineering News, and other publications.

Dr. Park receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

February 19, 2019
Dr. Chung-Hyuk Park has received a five-year, $429,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) program grant for his project “CAREER: Social Intelligence with Contextual Ambidexterity for Long-Term Human-Robot Interaction and Intervention (LT-HRI2).”

Undergrads Brianna Cathey and Sofian Obaid publish in Scientific Reports

February 11, 2019
BME undergraduates Brianna Cathey and Sofian Obaid, working with Dr. Igor Efimov, are the first authors in paper published January 24 in Scientific Reports.

Dr. Loew’s research featured in GW Today

February 07, 2019
Dr. Murray Loew was featured in a February 7 GW Today article titled “Understanding Glass Flutes with Medical Imaging.”
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BME students bring creative ideas to George Hacks Medical Solutions

February 04, 2019
BME student-led teams won awards in each category at GW’s 2nd annual medical hackathon.

Shirali Nigam selected to serve on BMES Education Committee

January 22, 2019
Junior BME student Shirali Nigam was recently selected to serve a three-year term on the Education Committee for the National Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), the only undergraduate student on the committee of 11 people.

BME faculty awarded 3 NIH grants totaling more than $7.4 million

January 14, 2019
The National Institutes of Health has awarded department faculty three grants totaling more than $7.4 million. Drs. Igor Efimov, Emilia Entcheva, and Matthew Kay are the principal investigators on the three grants.

Dr. Efimov named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 17, 2018
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) announced on December 11 that it has elected Dr. Igor Efimov to the rank of NAI Fellow.

Johnson & Johnson Vision gives research grant to Dr. Li

December 10, 2018
Dr. Zhenyu Li has received a one year, $151,525 research grant from Johnson & Johnson Vision for “Microfluidic Devices for Evaluating Tear Deposition on Contact Lenses.” 

BME team takes 3rd Place in Pitch George Competition

December 03, 2018
A team from the BME Department took Third Place and a $750 cash prize in the Undergraduate track at this year’s Pitch George Competition, held November 17 in Duques Hall.