June 20, 2008 Richard Karp, University Professor of bioengineering, electrical engineering & computer sciences, industrial engineering & operations research and mathematicshas been named a laureate of the 2008 Kyoto Prize, Japan’s equivalent of the Nobel Prize, in recognition of his lifetime achievements in the field of computer theory.
Archives for 2008
June 16, 2008 Making an important step for regenerative medicine, Bioengineering Assistant Professor Irina Conboy has identified two key regulatory pathways that control how well adult stem cells repair and replace damaged tissue.
Summer 2008 Bioengineering Associate Professor Dan Fletcher is on sabbatical for the 2008-2009 school year – but he won’t be hiding in a laboratory. Dan is living the high life in Washington, D.C. as one of 14 White House Fellows.
May 27, 2008 Assistant Professors of Bioengineering Sanjay Kumar, Seung-Wuk Lee and Mohammad Mofrad have been granted 2008 awards from the Hellman Family Faculty Fund. Created by a generous gift from distinguished alumnus F. Warren Hellman, the Hellman Family Faculty Fund awards research grants to junior faculty who have shown a promise of great distinction.
May 16, 2008 Wow! Our very own Widya Mulyasasmita and Tim Fei were awarded the two highest honors given to engineering undergraduates! Widya won the 2008 Bechtel Achievement Award, which is given to a senior with outstanding scholastic achievement and service to the College, campus and community.
May 15, 2008 Bioengineering professor and faculty senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Thomas F. Budinger was elected to a four-year term as home secretary of the National Academy of Engineering. Budinger, who was elected to the NAE in 1996, will oversee the Academy’s membership activities.
May 15, 2008 The CellScope, a project of Bioengineering students let by Associate Professor Dan Fletcher, BioE Ph.D. candidates David Breslauer and Wilbur Lam and BioE alum Robi Maamari, has been picked up by news media across the country.
May, 2008 – BioE alumnus Bingyune Chen was featured in Innovations for his work in Dr. Rempel’s Ergonomics Lab, where he is doing research to determine how weight affects the speed, accuracy and ease of use of a computer mouse. This research will hopefully prevent thousands of computer-related injuries over time.
April 29, 2008 Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering Professor Boris Rubinsky and his researchers are harnessing cell phone technology to one day make medical imaging accessible to billions of people around the world. His new technology will improve access to ultrasounds, X-rays, magnetic resonance images, and other medical imaging technology used for a wide range of […]