News & Events 2017 - 2018

Fall 2017 | Spring 2018

Spring 2018

Upcoming Departmental Events February 2018

February 8: Senior Research Day
March 8: Suhren Lecture (Rescheduled), 4 PM, Stone Auditorium, Woldenberg Art Center, Room 210
April 18: Design Expo

A Force at Work February 2018

A Force at WorkFreshmen biomedical engineering and engineering physics students participate in a demo on forces during Statics recitation.





Engineering Mardi Gras February 2018

Engineering Mardi GrasBME and ENGP professors and students joined Tulane engineering alum Jack Laborde this month to consider loadings on oats during Mardi Gras parades.

BME Alum Head Baseball Coach at Southeastern January 2018

Matt Riser, a 2007 graduate of Tulane Biomedical Engineering, is the head baseball coach at Southeastern Louisiana University. Earlier this year Riser spoke at the American Baseball Coaches Association’s annual meeting.

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Alumnus appointed to the AEMD Board January 2018

Sabrina Martucci Johnson, an alumnus and member of the Tulane Department of Biomedical Engineering Board, was recently appointed to the board of Aethlon Medical, Inc.  She will be assisting in bringing a new medical device to market.  Sabrina Martucci Johnson is the Founder and CEO of DARE Bioscience, a healthcare company committed to the advancement of innovative products in women's reproductive health.


Fall 2017

Congratulations to Mei Wang, PhD. December 2017

mei-wangCongratulations to Mei Wang on completing her doctoral studies. She presented her dissertation defense, “Video Rate Structures Illumination Microscopy for Rapid On-Site Pathology Evaluation”, on December 1, 2017.

Congratulations to Liana Boraas, PhD. December 2017

lianna-borassCongratulations to Liana Boraas on completing her doctoral studies. She presented her dissertation defense, “The Effect of Cytoskeletal Perturbation on Pluripotent Stem Cell Differentiation”, on November 28, 2017.

Biomedical Engineering Celebrates 40th Anniversary November 2017

biomedical-40-anniversaryThe Tulane Department of Biomedical Engineering celebrated its 40th anniversary with a 3-day event. The celebration started with a panel discussion including past and present faculty, alumni and current students followed by a tour of the downtown laboratories at the John Bennett Johnston Building. In the evening everyone gathered at the Audubon Zoo Tea Room for a gala dinner. Steve Gleason, former New Orleans Saint and ALS battler, was the Surhen lecturer. On Friday the department hosted lab tours on the Uptown Campus and on Saturday the event was capped with tailgating before the Tulane homecoming game.

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