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UH Biomedical Engineering Junior Wins Fellowship for Model of Human Vascular System
The American Society of Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) awarded a $500 fellowship to University of Houston biomedical engineering junior Hassan...

The American Society of Artificial Internal Organs (ASAIO) awarded a $500 fellowship to University of Houston biomedical engineering junior Hassan Khalil at their 51st Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. last weekend. The ten awards offered by ASAIO are separated into two categories—one for undergraduate students and another for graduate students and professional engineers. Khalil was awarded a fellowship from the latter group.

Metcalfe, Vekilov Named Deputy Directors for Biomedical Engineering Program
The Biomedical Engineering Program, which was launched last fall by the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, is quickly attaining a...

The Biomedical Engineering Program, which was launched last fall by the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, is quickly attaining a full staff with director Matt Franchek naming Ralph Metcalfe and Peter Vekilov as deputy directors for the program. Franchek, who has been recognized by the American Society of Mechanical Engineering Dynamic Systems and funded by the National Science Foundation, serves as the mechanical engineering chairman.

New Biomedical Engineering Program Set to Launch at UH in Fall
Plans to begin a new Biomedical Engineering Program at the University of Houston cleared one last administrative hurdle recently when the Texas...

Plans to begin a new Biomedical Engineering Program at the University of Houston cleared one last administrative hurdle recently when the Texas Coordinating Board granted its approval for a new undergraduate program in the field. The program will be launched at the UH Cullen College of Engineering this fall semester.

Dunn Foundation to Give UH $500,000 for Biomedical Engineering Endowed Professorship
In support of the University of Houston's new biomedical engineering program, the Houston-based John S. Dunn Research Foundation has committed $500,...

In support of the University of Houston's new biomedical engineering program, the Houston-based John S. Dunn Research Foundation has committed $500,000 to establish an endowed professorship.

The grant that creates the first John S. Dunn Professorship in Biomedical Engineering will support a faculty member in the Cullen College of Engineering who can broaden course offerings, spearhead new research, and increase working relationships with the Texas Medical Center.

UH Undergraduate Council OKs Degree in Biomedical Engineering
UH took another important step toward establishing a new degree program during Wednesday's Undergraduate Council meeting. Larry Williams, biology...

UH took another important step toward establishing a new degree program during Wednesday's Undergraduate Council meeting.

Larry Williams, biology professor and chairman of the council's committee on degree programs, presented a proposal to recommend to the administration that a bachelor's of science degree in biomedical engineering be created.

UH Cullen College of Engineering Forging New Relationships with Texas Medical Center Institutions in Biotechnology Research
Two recent meetings between academic leaders at the Texas Medical Center and the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have laid the...

Two recent meetings between academic leaders at the Texas Medical Center and the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering have laid the foundation for an unprecedented new relationship between engineering and medicine in Houston.

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