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Featured Story - BME Team Wins Georgia Tech Capstone Expo

BME Takes Top Prize in Capstone Design Expo

Incredibly, for the third straight semester, a Coulter Department bioengineering team team took the top prize as the overall winner in the Capstone Design Expo at the Georgia Institute of Technology out of 198 teams from 11 departments.
In fact, three BME teams won an award at the Spring capstone event. The prize for Best Overall Project went to Shunt Doubles, a team of five BME undergrads: Sanjay Sridaran, Yitian Xiao, Shahram Kazemi, Hoang Nguyen and Inez Raharjo. They teamed up to win the largest Capstone Design Expo ever held. 

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Honoring BME Undergraduate Seniors

BME Honors Undergrad Achievement

The top biomedical engineering seniors were recognized by the department on May 1. Department chair Ravi Bellamkonda opened the proceedings with a few words of advice, and throughout his message he made two things very clear. First, there’s no doubt that he believes the Coulter Department to be the best of its kind in the U.S. Second, he’s absolutely convinced that the young people assembled before him are bound for great things.

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Ian's Friends Foundation Supports Capstone Teams

BME Capstone Projects Recognized

One week after a great performance at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Capstone Design Expo on April 23, nine Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) student teams got another chance to showcase their senior projects in a different competitive setting. Sponsored by Ian’s Friends Foundation, students presented their work before a panel of medical doctors, engineers, and a spectrum of biomedical educators.

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Research News
Tumor Monorail Project Receives $6.5 Million Grant from The Marcus Foundation

The tumor monorail project, a collaboration between the Georgia Institute of Technology, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Emory University, will receive a $6.5 million grant from The Marcus Foundation. The project involves the design and testing of a novel device for more efficient treatment of brain tumors. 

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Lena Ting Essay takes Interdisciplinary Approach to Exploring Motor Function 

The simple actions that humans make and take for granted every moment of every day are visible results of complex, unseen engineering at work:  neuron-activated muscles throughout the body generate forces for movement, with each movement particular to each individual, influenced by a staggering number of potential neuromechanical solutions.. 

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BME Life
Fateful Slide Steers Andy Kolpitcke to Georgia Tech's BME Program

Andy Kolpitcke, right, is greeted by Coulter Department Chair Ravi Bellamkonda after getting his BME Leadership Award for Outstanding Industrial Work Experience. Several events earlier in his life led him to the program.

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