Department of Biomedical Engineering

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Justin Julian receives Undergraduate Education Summer Research Fellowship

BME junior Justin Julian was awarded an Undergraduate Education Summer 2014 Research Fellowship, so he can continue his research in Dr. Rita Alevriadou's laboratory. Justin is investigating the molecular mechanisms that regulate cytosolic calcium homeostasis in vascular endothelial...

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BME faculty and students participate in Tau Beta Pi annual ceremony

Congratulations to Biomedical Engineering Associate Professor Mark Ruegsegger and five BME students, who took part in the Ring Ceremony for the Order of the Engineer. The Order of the Engineer was “initiated in the United States to foster a spirit of pride and responsibility in the engineering...

BME students awarded at 2014 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum

Biomedical Engineering seniors Bridget Crawford, Ryan Reyes and Michael Whipple received recognition for their work at the 19th Denman Undergraduate Research Forum. The annual event provides undergraduate students at Ohio State with “an opportunity to showcase outstanding student...

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OSU engineering students seek Lemelson-MIT National Collegiate Student Prize

A group of Ohio State engineers have been nationally recognized for their work with the OncoFilter, invented by BME senior Kinshuk Mitra.  Mitra, along with fellow BME senior Brett Geiger, electrical engineering freshman Aaron Maharry, and BME freshman Preethi Chidambaram...

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Dr. Kniss and Dr. Ghadiali published for breast cancer research

Reseach conducted by Dr. Douglas Kniss, professor of obstetrics and gynecology, and Dr. Samir Ghadiali, associate professor of biomedical engineering, revealed new information about reducing the spread of cancer cells within breast cancer patients. Kniss, Ghadiali, and their team...



BME Seminer: Landon Locke, PhD

Dr. Landon Locke, Post-Doctoral Associate in Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Division, University of Pittsburgh.

In Memoriam: BME Staff and Family Member Vlad Marukhlenko

Vlad Marukhlenko, BME Systems Manager, passed away on Sunday, February 23rd, 2014. He was 57. Vlad dedicated over 20 years of service to the Department of Biomedical Engineering, at The Ohio State University. He will forever be missed by faculty, staff and students. The Department of Biomedical Engineering extends our sympathies to Vlad’s wife Mila, his daughters, and to the Maruklenko Family. For information and details about the memorial service and celebration of life plans for Vlad, please contact Jada Harmon at In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PANCAN)


Our mission is "to promote learning and discovery that integrate engineering and life sciences for the advancement of human health."


Congratulations to all Autumn 2013 BME Graduates!

Doctorates: Natalia Higuita-Castro (Pictured) - Advisor: Samir Ghadiali Carol Lee - EOS - Advisor: John Lannutti Tanya Nocera - Advisor: Gunjan Agarwal Masters: Lingqian Chang - EOS - Advisor: L. James Lee Jayne Kim - Advisor: Heather Powell Theodore Rader - Advisor: Samir Ghadiali Zachary Rudd - Advisor: Derek Hansford Undergraduates: Ryan Brennan, Matthew D'Errico, Ernest Levert, and Austin Prakel

Open Faculty Positions

The Department of Biomedical Engineering has new faculty positions available.

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