BME News

Paschalidis to Deliver DeLisi Lecture on May 6

Professor Yannis Paschalidis (ECE, BME, SE) will discuss data-driven reasoning—which he calls “the backbone of engineering systems”—when he presents the Charles DeLisi Distinguished Lecture on May 6. The DeLisi Award and Lecture honors a senior faculty member engaged in outstanding scholarship. Postponed last spring, this year’s online event is a chance... More

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Spotting Osteoarthritis When It Starts

Albro and team develop Raman spectroscope to diagnose the degenerative disease By Patrick L. Kennedy With a potentially game-changing application of laser technology to a disease that affects more than 30 million Americans, Michael Albro (ME, MSE, BME) and colleagues have garnered a research grant from the Arthritis Foundation. The team’s new... More

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A Tool to Measure Cartilage Health

Professor Michael Albro (ME, MSE, BME) has successfully developed technology that can assess cartilage health and detect early signs of degeneration: the Raman arthroscope. The tool uses light technology and is inserted into a patient’s joint with a hypodermic needle.  It is a “game changer" for patients with osteoarthritis. More

Three ENG Faculty Named AIMBE Fellows

Three ENG faculty members have been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE): Associate Professor Doug Densmore (ECE, BME), Associate Professor Mo Khalil (BME), and Professor Katherine Zhang (ME, BME, MSE) More

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Wong Lab Develops Smarter Cancer-Killing Cells

A system of engineered cells that communicate, targeting autoimmune diseases too By Patrick L. Kennedy New research out of the College of Engineering could enable doctors to program a patient’s immune system with a more versatile toolkit than ever before in the fight against cancer, as well as autoimmune diseases. Associate Professor... More

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Society For Biomaterials Honors Professor Joyce Wong

Professor Joyce Wong received the prestigious 2020 Clemson Award for Basic Research. The award acknowledges an original and outstanding contribution to the basic knowledge and understanding of the interaction between materials and tissue. More

Klapperich, Pal Named AAAS Fellows

By Patrick L. Kennedy Two College of Engineering faculty have been named fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Professor Catherine Klapperich (BME, MSE, ME) and Professor Uday Pal (ME, MSE) were selected for extraordinary achievements in their fields by the... More

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Joyce Wong Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Whether innovating COVID-19 negative pressure isolation tents for hospitals, devising a way to image and treat abdominal surgical adhesions, or creating a method to enhance tissue engineering, Wong has adopted a mindset of innovation. More

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