Spring 2016 Events


May 13
BME Pre-Commencement Ceremony
11:30 a.m., Crowder Hall at the Fred Fox School of Music (1017 North Olive Road)

UA Commencement Celebration
7:30 p.m., Arizona Stadium

Research Presentations

Jan. 15
"Smart Theranostic Nano-Platforms: Precision Delivery, Multimodal Imaging and Clinical Translation"
Yuanpei Li, assistant research professor in the University of California, Davis, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine 
Noon, Engineering 301 

Jan. 20
"Endogenous Molecular Imaging using Linear and Nonlinear Optical Spectroscopy for Biomedical Applications"
Francisco "Paco" Robles, postdoctoral associate in the department of chemistry at Duke University 
Noon, Engineering 301 

Jan. 25
"Restoring Function to Pathological Brain Circuits" 
Teresa Sanders, research fellow in the department of biology at Emory University 
2 p.m., Keating 103 

Jan. 29
"Technological Developments for the Identification and Treatment of Cancer Using Electric Fields"
Michael Sano, research fellow with the department of radiation oncology at the Stanford University School of Medicine 
Noon, Engineering 301 

Feb. 5
"Mechanistic Aspects of Resting-State Functional Connectivity" (PDF)
Xiao Liu, research fellow at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Noon, Keating 103 

Feb. 23
"Mechanisms of Fracture Healing" (PDF)
Hicham Drissi, professor and director of research in the department of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Connecticut Health Center
2 p.m., Keating 103 

March 1
"Vision and Image-based Musculoskeletal System Research" (PDF)
Kang Li, assistant professor in the Rutgers University Department of Systems and Industrial Engineering and adjunct assistant professor in the department of orthopaedics at the Rutgers University New Jersey Medical School 
Noon, Engineering 301 

March 3
"Assessing Upper-Extremity Motion: An Innovative Method to Identify Frailty and Low Functional Capacity in Older Adults" (PDF)
Nima Toosizadeh, assistant professor and research scholar in the Arizona Center on Aging in the Division of Geriatrics, General Internal Medicine and Palliative Medicine in the University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
2 p.m., Engineering 301 

March 7
"How We Implemented Industrial Engineering Tools in the Health Care Setting" (PDF)
Samira Abbasgholizadeh Rahimi, PhD student in industrial engineering at Laval University in Canada and master's student in health care leadership at Cornell University 
2 p.m., Engineering 301 

March 9
"Demystifying Brain Injuries and Beyond: Informatics for Critical Care Medicine" (PDF)
Vignesh Subbian, instructor in the department of electrical engineering and computing systems at the University of Cincinnati
2 p.m., Engineering 301 

April 13
Medical Imaging Grand Rounds: "Translational Multispectral Optoacoustic Tomography of Endogenous and Exogenous Contrast Agents"
Julio Cárdenas-Rodríguez, research assistant professor of medical imaging and biomedical engineering 
12:10-1 p.m., College of Medicine 2117 


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University of Arizona College of Engineering
Department of Biomedical Engineering 1127 E James E. Rogers Way P.O. Box 210020 Tucson, AZ 85721-0020