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Building smarter so we can breathe easier

January 27, 2021

A UNC biomedical engineering professor’s knack for entrepreneurial resourcefulness helped him jumpstart the development of an innovative face mask device – and a new startup company.

What they’re trained for

May 11, 2020

Biomedical engineers at Carolina and NC State respond to COVID-19 by teaming to speed the development of an emergency ventilator.

Mastering the mechanics of mobility

March 30, 2020

As a biomedical engineer, Brian Diekman is committed to figuring out exactly why and how the tissue between our joints degrades over time. His research may lead to less pain and more mobility for millions of Americans living with osteoarthritis.

Stepping into the lab

November 8, 2018

Senior Jackson Richards learns how to build a successful research project and implement skills he obtained in the classroom.

Commencement Profile: They Will Walk Together

May 7, 2018

The father should be dead. The son struggled with college. They took different paths, at different schools, to an academic convergence that’s just the beginning for both. They’ll graduate together in May.

Carolina biomechanics labs host local students

April 12, 2018

A group of 40 high school students from the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics visited several UNC-Chapel Hill biomechanic labs on April 11 to learn more about the emerging field, which uses tools from engineering to understand and improve the structure and function of biological systems.