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2016 News Archive


Professor Parker named fellow of National Academy of Inventors

December 19, 2016

Kevin Parker, a University of Rochester researcher whose discoveries have been widely applied in medical imaging and image processing, has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Parker is a professor of electrical and computer engineering as well as a graduate faculty member within the Department of Biomedical Engineering. 


Dalecki and Hocking receive UR Technology Development Fund Award

November 15, 2016

Diane Dalecki, Ph.D. (BME) and Denise C. Hocking, Ph.D. (Pharmacology and Physiology) received funding from the UR Technology Development Fund for their project titled “Ultra-collagen for enhanced wound healing." The project aims to advance an ultrasound-based technology to direct collagen fiber microstructure and enhance the bioactivity of collagen hydrogels. Applications of this technology include fabrication of collagen-based wound dressings that promote healing of chronic wounds. 


Hexuan Wang successfully defends MS thesis

August 19, 2016


Amanda Smith is Xerox Engineering Research Fellow

July 31, 2016

fBME undergraduate student, Amanda Smith, was awarded a Xerox Engineering Research Fellowship. Amanda will be performing research as a Xerox Fellow in the laboratory of Professor Diane Dalecki (BME, RCBU). Amanda presented her recent research, titled “Characterization of ultrasound-induced changes in collagen microstructure using high frequency quantitative ultrasound” at the David T. Kearns Center Research Symposium held at the University of Rochester.  The Xerox Engineering Research Fellowship Program is a highly competitive program that provides engineering students with research experience. The program begins during the summer preceding the senior year, and continues as an independent research course in the fall and spring semesters of the senior year.