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Biological Engineering Senior Design Posters Presentation

Biological Engineering Senior Design Posters Presentation

Dec. 11, 2017

Come see what the BE Senior Design Teams have been working on this year....

Fuchao Xu - Proposal Defense

Fuchao Xu - Proposal Defense

Dec. 08, 2017

Come support Fuchao Xu with his proposal defense on Monday, December 11, at 11:00 AM in ENGR 402C...

Chad Nielsen - Master's Candidate Defense

Chad Nielsen - Master's Candidate Defense

Dec. 08, 2017

Come support Chad with his Master's Candidate Defense on Monday, December 11 at 1:30 pm in ENGR 406....

Iegor Pererva Proposal Defense

Iegor Pererva Proposal Defense

Dec. 07, 2017

Come support Iegor with his proposal defense on Friday, December 8 at 12:30 in ENGR 406....

USU Professor Elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

USU Professor Elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering College of Fellows

Dec. 05, 2017

Utah State University Professor of Biological Engineering Dr. Ron Sims was elected this week to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, or AIMBE....

Biological Engineering faculty presents at Harvard 'Light Microscopy' workshop

Biological Engineering faculty presents at Harvard 'Light Microscopy' workshop

Nov. 10, 2017

The New Approaches in Light Microscopy Workshop at Harvard University brings together academia and industry partners to exchange ideas on new ways of using light microscopy for biological and biomedic...

USU to Host Institute of Biological Engineering Regional Conference

USU to Host Institute of Biological Engineering Regional Conference

Nov. 04, 2017

Biological engineering students at Utah State University will host a regional conference aimed at connecting participants with industry...

Farhad Farjood Proposal Defense

Farhad Farjood Proposal Defense

Nov. 03, 2017

Come support Farhad with his proposal defense on Friday, November 3 at 2:45 pm in the BE conference room (ENGR 402c)...

Lei Sun - Doctoral Dissertation Defense

Lei Sun - Doctoral Dissertation Defense

Oct. 17, 2017

Lei Sun Doctoral Dissertation Defense Department of Biological Engineering...

Driven by Curiosity, USU Professor Turns to Nature for Drug Discovery

Driven by Curiosity, USU Professor Turns to Nature for Drug Discovery

Oct. 12, 2017

At age 17, Jixun Zhan left his small hometown to attend college in the capitol city of China's Jiangxi province. At Nanchang University, the fledgling biochemist chose to study fermentation engineerin...

Priming Plants to Tolerate Drought

Priming Plants to Tolerate Drought

Oct. 02, 2017

Food growers are facing a difficult reality: climate change is expected to intensify drought conditions, and expanding urban populations are competing for arable land and water supplies....

Dissertation Defense: Abul Bashar Mohammad Giasuddin

Aug. 04, 2017

Shameem will be presenting his Dissertation Defense on August 20, 2017 come and show him your support....

Dissertation Defense: Cynthia Hanson

Aug. 04, 2017

Come to support Cindy with her Dissertation defense...

Plant-STEM Summer Outreach Comes to a Close

Plant-STEM Summer Outreach Comes to a Close

Jul. 01, 2017

After eight weeks of research, students gave their final presentations for the 2017 Plant-STEM program....

BE Summer Outreach

BE Summer Outreach

Jun. 09, 2017

The Department of Biological Engineering hosted nine students as a part of the Native American Student Mentorship Program...

BE Student Wins International Award for Research Presentation

BE Student Wins International Award for Research Presentation

May. 31, 2017

Biological Engineering's Ph.D. student, Anna Doloman, wins an international award at the International Conference on Biogas Microbiology....

Bioengineered System Computational Modeling: Designing A Way of Improving Bioreactors

May. 30, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Researchers from the Biological Engineering, Computer Science, and Biology departments have come together to design more efficient cellular factory models that address some of the issues that current ...

Biosynthetic Secrets: How Fungi Make Bioactive Compounds

Biosynthetic Secrets: How Fungi Make Bioactive Compounds

May. 24, 2017

Biological engineers at Utah State University successfully decoded and reprogrammed the biosynthetic machinery that produces a variety of natural compounds found in fungi....

Congratulations Graduating Class of 2017

Congratulations Graduating Class of 2017

May. 12, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The department of Biological Engineering would like to congratulate all of our students who graduated May 5-6....

BE Student visit Edwards Lifesciences

BE Student visit Edwards Lifesciences

May. 10, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The Biomedical Engineering Society's (BMES) club hosted an industry tour with Edwards Lifesciences in Draper, Ut. ...

Biological Engineering Students Win Gold

Biological Engineering Students Win Gold

May. 04, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Students at both the Graduate and Undergraduate level were presented awards for their research at the Student Research Symposium on April 13, 2017....

Darcie Christensen Wins Robins Award

Darcie Christensen Wins Robins Award

Apr. 27, 2017

Biological Engineering student named Scholar of the Year...

BE Students participate in SRS

BE Students participate in SRS

Apr. 20, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The Student Research Symposium is an annual event hosted by the Office of Research and Graduate Studies that takes place as a part of Utah State University's Research Week. This year the SRS was held ...

BE Student Wins 2016 Arrington Writing Awards

BE Student Wins 2016 Arrington Writing Awards

Apr. 20, 2017

The complex attitude of religious adherents toward land and government captivated this year's selection committee in naming two winners of the 2016 Arrington Writing Awards....

New BENG Course offered Fall 2017

Apr. 12, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Attention Students! BENG 6880 - BioMEMS: Microtechnology for BioMedical Research is being offered Fall 2017. Prerequisite for the course is BENG 3500 or by permission of the instructor....

Striking Gold: Three USU Scholars are 2017 Goldwater Honorees

Striking Gold: Three USU Scholars are 2017 Goldwater Honorees

Apr. 11, 2017

A.J Walters has received an honorable mention from the Goldwater Foundation....

Biological Engineering Students Showcase Research at Industry Meeting

Biological Engineering Students Showcase Research at Industry Meeting

Apr. 06, 2017

News Release – April 12, 2017 – Biological engineering students from Utah State University helped welcome the world to Utah earlier this month at the Institute of Biological Engineering’s (IBE) ...

Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE) 2017 Conference results

Institute of Biological Engineering (IBE) 2017 Conference results

Apr. 06, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The department of Biological Engineering participated in the IBE 2017 Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah from March 1 to April 1. Here were some of our accomplishment!...

USU Biological Engineer Featured in Chemical and Engineering News

USU Biological Engineer Featured in Chemical and Engineering News

Apr. 04, 2017

The ongoing research into alternative bio-based fuels by USU's Dr. Foster Agblevor was featured in a February cover story of Chemical & Engineering News magazine....

Thesis Defense: Zachary Fica

Thesis Defense: Zachary Fica

Mar. 24, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Zachary Fica will be giving his Thesis Defense of his Master's degree on Wednesday, April 5 at 4:30 pm in ENGR 406...

Thesis Defense: Alan Hodges

Thesis Defense: Alan Hodges

Mar. 24, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Alan Hodges will be giving his Thesis Defense for his Master's degree on Tuesday, April 4 at 3:30 pm in ENGR 406....

Synthetic Bio-manufacturing Center

Mar. 07, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The Department of Biological Engineering is constantly working on developing new and innovative Bioproducts that can solve some of the most challenging contemporary dilemmas of the 21st century. ...

E-Week Awards 2017

E-Week Awards 2017

Feb. 28, 2017

Levi Sanchez

On February 22nd the Department of Biological Engineering had their engineering week award ceremony. Where the following individuals were acknowledged for their hard work and perseverance to research ...

Webinar presentation by Dr. Rosemarie Hunziker

Webinar presentation by Dr. Rosemarie Hunziker

Feb. 16, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The Department of Biological Engineering will be hosting a webinar presentation on Monday, February 27, 2017, titled: Winning at NIH: Grabbing the Brass Ring. The presentation will be given by Dr. Ros...

E-Week Award Ceremony

E-Week Award Ceremony

Feb. 16, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The Department of Biological Engineering invites you to our annual Engineering Week recognition ceremony on Wednesday, February 22, 2017, at 12:00 pm in Engineering Building 406....

Biological Engineering Professor Presents Inaugural Lecture

Biological Engineering Professor Presents Inaugural Lecture

Feb. 15, 2017

Dr. Anhong Zhou reflected on family and the future of bio-technologies at his inaugural lecture last week where he was honored for his promotion to professor.......

Biological Engineering Student wins gold

Biological Engineering Student wins gold

Feb. 10, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Biological Engineering Student Matt Clegg was awarded first place for his oral presentation at the Inaugural Biomedical Engineering Society's (BMES) Western Regional Conference...

BPE Program Seminar with Dr. James Moore

BPE Program Seminar with Dr. James Moore

Jan. 26, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The BPE program will be having a seminar presented by Dr. James L Moore on Monday January 30th, 2017 from 11:30 - 12:30 PM...

Career Workshop for ALL Engineers

Career Workshop for ALL Engineers

Jan. 19, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Presented by the Director of Bioengineering and HR Manager of ELITechGroup....

Lei Sun's Proposal Defense

Lei Sun's Proposal Defense

Jan. 12, 2017

Levi Sanchez

Join the BE department for Lei Sun's proposal Defense on Friday, January 13th, 2017 from 4:00 - 5:00 in ENGR 402C....

Senior Capstone Poster Presentations

Senior Capstone Poster Presentations

Jan. 03, 2017

Levi Sanchez

On December 12th, 2016 the Biological Engineering department's senior class presented their capstone research projects. In total forteen groups shared their research findings that have spanned over a ...

IBE 2017 Annual Conference

IBE 2017 Annual Conference

Jan. 03, 2017

Levi Sanchez

The Institute of Biological Engineering is having their annual conference in Salt Lake City on March 30th, 2017...

Mannequin Challenge

Dec. 22, 2016

Levi Sanchez

Who says that learning about the various properties of Biomaterials is boring? Clearly, they haven't taken Dr. Yu Huang's BENG 2330 Properties of Biomaterials course. Not only do these students know h...

Entrepreneurial Research Experience for Undergraduates

Entrepreneurial Research Experience for Undergraduates

Dec. 16, 2016

Levi Sanchez

The University of Connecticut is having a 10-week program entrepreneurial research experience for undergraduates during the Summer 2017 semester......

Senior Poster Presentations

Senior Poster Presentations

Dec. 12, 2016

Levi Sanchez

The Biological Engineering Department will be having our senior class present their capstone projects on December 12th, 2016 in the Engineering Building atrium. Beginning at 1:30 pm. Everyone is welc...

BE Students Visit NASA

BE Students Visit NASA

Nov. 23, 2016

Levi Sanchez

Early in November students from Utah State University's Biological Engineering program presented their research project, Eden, to the Scientists and Engineers employed in NASA. ...

BE Students Attend BMES Conference

BE Students Attend BMES Conference

Nov. 02, 2016

Levi Sanchez

Students from the Biological Engineering Department attended the annual Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota from October 5th to October 8th....

Dr. Elizabeth Vargis to Present for Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences

Dr. Elizabeth Vargis to Present for Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences

Nov. 02, 2016

Dr. Elizabeth Vargis will be giving a presentation for Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences Center for Integrated BioSystems on 11/3/2016 from 12:00 to 1:00 pm in Merrill-Cazier Library room 154...

BE Students Earn A-pin award

BE Students Earn A-pin award

Oct. 19, 2016

Levi Sanchez

The "A" pin is one of the oldest and most difficult academic awards to earn. Biological Engineering students Darcie Christensen, Nathan Guymon, Andrew Kjar, and Amanda Merkley earned it....

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