The Fischell Department of Bioengineering, A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
Engineering "Soft Robotics"
BIOE affiliate professor Ryan Sochol led a team of researchers in 3D printing a soft robotic hand that is agile enough to play Nintendo's Super Mario Bros. – and win!
White House Nominates Locascio
President Joe Biden has nominated BIOE professor and UMD vice president of research Laurie Locascio to lead the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
Advancing Gene Therapy
BIOE Assistant Professor Gregg Duncan earned an NSF CAREER Award to advance understanding of how adeno-associated virus could be harnessed for gene therapy applications to treat diseases ranging from cancers to arthritis.
in research expenditures for 2020
The Fischell Department of Bioengineering welcomed two new faculty in 2020.
state-of-the-art laboratories dedicated to bioengineering research
Three BIOE faculty members received National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Project Grants (R01) in 2018. The awards, which collectively total $5.3 million, will support research in the areas of immunology, optics, and biotherapeutics.
invention disclosures were filed by Fischell Department of Bioengineering researchers in 2017-18
As freshmen, bioengineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering, and computer science students worked together to launch a start-up company aimed at developing new techniques to diagnose Alzheimer's disease.
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Young Investigator Fellowship Supports "Third Lung" Research
Project members are developing the "Third Lung," a transformative technology for extra-pulmonary respiration.