Cullen College’s biomedical engineering department was host to Houston’s Turkish consul general on Nov. 1. Ferhat Alkan met professors and visited labs before having lunch with a few faculty and staff members.
A 2013 graduate of the UH biomedical engineering doctoral program, now completing her fellowship at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, has discovered the existence of a tumor suppressor -- a micro ribonucleic acid (miRNA) -- inside ovarian cancer cells that could lead to new ways to combat the deadly disease.
This summer, four biomedical engineering graduate students from the UH Cullen College of Engineering traveled to Seferihisar-Izmir, Turkey for the 15th International BIO-X Summer School program on Biocomplexity, Biodesign, Bioinnovation, Biomanufacturing and Bioenterpreneurship.
The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s bachelor’s degree program in biomedical engineering has been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology. All of the UH Cullen College of Engineering’s undergraduate programs are ABET accr
The Cullen College of Engineering department of biomedical engineering held the first annual BME Day on April 24 at the UH Hilton. The event speakers included pioneers in biomedical technology such as Shuming Nie of Emory University, Ferdinando Mussa-Ivaldi of Northwestern University, and May Wang of Georgia Tech.
Building an entirely new academic program has its benefits. Sure, some parts of the job can be difficult – handling everything from faculty searches to office supply orders is enough to make anyone’s head spin. But there’s a reason a clean slate is so valuable: you can write anything you want on it.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers has named Metin Akay, founding chair and John S. Dunn Endowed Chair Professor of the Cullen College’s Department of Biomedical Engineering, to its inaugural group of IEEE Brand Ambassadors.
The University of Houston Health Initiative has received a major boost from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, which recently approved the establishment of a doctoral program in biomedical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.
Just weeks into his post as John S. Dunn Distinguished Professor and founding chair of the University of Houston Department of Biomedical Engineering, Metin Akay is already being recognized.
He has been selected and will be inducted next month into two prestigious engineering and science organizations—the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).
Internationally known researcher, educator from ASU to fill spot
Metin Akay has been tasked with leading the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s new Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Akay, officially designated as founding chair at BioHouston’s Breakfast Forum Aug. 21, will use his nearly two decades experience to establish the first new department at the college in more than 35 years.
At the May 9th commencement ceremony, the University of Houston will award honorary degrees to a top government official, a renowned professor, an exceptional basketball coach and a celebrated entertainer.