Tag: biomedical engineering

Biomaterials expert Convertine joins Missouri S&T

Posted by on August 27, 2018

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Dr. Anthony J. Convertine, a biomedical engineer whose research seeks to tap polymer science to unlock the next steps in advancing drug delivery systems, has been named a Roberta and G. Robert Couch Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Missouri S&T. Convertine joins S&T from the University of Washington, where he rose to the position of research associate professor of bioengineering after starting there as a senior postdoctoral fellow in 2006.

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Energy-recycling steps eyed for post-surgical recovery, aging in place

Posted by on July 12, 2017

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A Missouri University of Science and Technology researcher wants to make walking up and down stairs easier through the creation of a device that recycles the energy we use to climb and descend. Yun Seong Song, an assistant professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Missouri S&T, built the spring-loaded stairs as a postdoctoral researcher […]

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Laser printing with nanoparticles holds promise for medical research

Posted by on May 15, 2017

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  Electronic devices that can not only be implanted in the human body but also completely dissolve on their own – known as “bioresorbable” electronics – are envisioned by many as one of medical technology’s next frontiers. A new study by Missouri University of Science and Technology researchers suggests that a laser printing technique using […]

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Missouri S&T to offer biomedical engineering minor degree program in fall 2015

Posted by on January 20, 2015

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A new biomedical engineering minor at Missouri University of Science and Technology will allow students to blend traditional engineering techniques with biological sciences and medicine to improve the quality of human health.

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Glass scaffolds that help heal bone show promise as weight-bearing implants

Posted by on July 26, 2013

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Researchers at Missouri University of Science and Technology have developed a type of glass implant that could one day be used to repair injured bones in the arms, legs and other areas of the body that are most subject to the stresses of weight.

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New name, broader emphasis for Missouri S&T biomedical center

Posted by on June 17, 2013

The Center for Bone and Tissue Repair and Regeneration at Missouri University of Science and Technology will become the Center for Biomedical Science and Engineering on July 1, 2013.

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