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[27 Jan 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Columbia Joins Coulter Translational Partnership Program

Columbia University has been selected to join the highly prestigious Translational Partnership Program as part of the William H. Coulter Foundation.  Under the Department of Biomedical Engineering, the program will aim at accelerating innovations in the field.  To read the full story, click here.

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[28 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Columbia Announces Proposal for New Engineering & Applied Science Campus

Dean Feniosky Peña-Mora announced the University’s proposal to create a new campus devoted to engineering and applied science on Thursday. The proposal was drafted in response to the New York City Economic Development Corporation’s RFP for a new applied science campus in New York City. In the above video, the Dean discusses the School’s proposal and its impact on the University and the City.

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[27 Oct 2011 | Comments Off | ]
School Announces Nine New Named Professors

Nine new endowed chairs were honored on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the School’s annual celebration of faculty excellence. The nine professors include three new faculty members— Katayun Barmak from Carnegie Mellon University, Michael J. Collins from MIT, and Jacob Fish from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute— and six current faculty—Dimitris Anastassiou, Keren Bergman, Shih-Fu Chang, Jingyue Ju, Andrew F. Laine, and Gordana Vunjak-Novakovic.  Click here to read the full story.

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[30 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Professor Sia Develops Innovative Lab-on-a-Chip

Professor Sam Sia from Biomedical Engineering has developed an innovative and cost-effective means of diagnosing varying pathogens.  This new chip would allow these tests to be done in even the most remote regions of the world.  Click here to read the full story.

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[29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
SEAS & CUMC Team Tests Designs in Africa

Read the full story.  A group from Columbia Engineering and the Columbia University Medical Center traveled to Uganda to test out their designs on devices aimed at improving health among women and infants.  The designs were senior design projects from seniors in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Columbia.

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[29 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Professor England Wins Presidential Award

Professor Dirk Englund has been awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by the U.S. Government.  Professor Englund holds a dual appointment in Electrical Engineering and Applied Physics. Read the full story.

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[24 Sep 2011 | Comments Off | ]
Professor Hillman Awarded NIH Grant

Professor Elizabeth Hillman from Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to pursue her research on the resting brain. Read more on the Columbia Engineering website.