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2018-12-12

Hamid Behjat gets VR postdoc grant

The Swedish Research Council has December 4 awarded Hamid Behjat an international postdoc fellowship, with a total financing of MSEK 3,15 over three years. Hamid is one of the 41 researchers that have been granted this fellowship...[more]

2018-12-10

Master's Thesis Award

Valentina Vitali and Giulia Core have been awarded LTHs Jubileumsstipendie for a particularly outstanding Master's Thesis conducted at the Department of Biomedical Engineering. The title of the thesis is “Method for selecting...[more]

2018-12-06

BME spin-off company product on best innovation's list

Acouwash, a new product by the BME spin-off company Acousort AB, is featured on the 'best innovations 2018' list by the journal The Scientist. Acouwash uses ultrasound to temporarily fixate cells for washing. See the list here. [more]

2018-12-06

The Wenner-Gren Foundation supports visiting researcher Wei Qiu

The Wenner-Gren foundation announced their financial support to Doctor Wei Qiu during a 1-2 year research visit in the group of Associate Professor Per Augustsson at BME. [more]

2018-12-06

Leif Sörnmo awarded honorary doctorate

Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania has decided to award honorary doctorate to Prof. Leif Sörnmo for "long-term partnership in research and education of young scientists in the area of biomedical engineering. [more]

2018-08-21

Dolphin echolocation much better than man-made devices

Josefin Starkhammar was recently featured the BBC magazine FOCUS (Science and Technology, issue 324) with her exciting research into the echolocation of dolphins. The ultrasound beam that dolphins can emit is more sophisticated...[more]

2018-06-06

Josefin Starkhammar featured in Swedish media

The attention was raised following the publication of a scientific publication in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America on a new signal processing method that Josefin Starkhammar and her collaborative partners...[more]

2018-06-05

Hanna Isaksson ny ledamot i Sveriges unga akademi

Sveriges unga akademi är en tvärvetenskaplig akademi för ett urval av de bästa yngre forskarna i Sverige. Vid möte den 26 maj 2018 valdes Lundaforskarna Pontus Nordenfelt och Hanna Isaksson in i akademin tillsammans med...[more]

2018-05-31

Per Augustsson receives a 300 000 SEK equipment grant from The Crafoord Foundation

The project will investigate temperature effects inside acoustic microfluidic resonators.[more]

2018-05-30

Engineering Book on Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation from an Engineering Perspective is a book just released by Springer in their Series of Bioengineering, with Leif Sörnmo as editor and main author and Frida Sandberg as one the coauthors. The...[more]

2018-02-02

Microchip ecology on the radio

The SoilChip project was featured on the radio, with Edith Hammer, Kristin Aleklett and Pelle Ohlsson explaining how microchips from Biomedical Engineering help ecologists study what bacteria and fungi are doing under the ground...[more]

2017-12-29

Hanna Isaksson featured in Swedish media

Swedish newspaper Skånska dagbladet made an end-of-the-year interview with Assoc prof. Hanna Isaksson about her career as she recently recieved grant of 7.5 million SEK from the Knut and Alice Wallenberg foundation. Hanna works...[more]

2017-12-22

SoilChip on national TV

Edith Hammer and Kristin Aleklett from Microbial Ecology were interviewed in the news about how they use microfluidic chips made in collaboration with Pelle Ohlsson and Martin Bengtsson at BME to be able to see underground...[more]

2017-12-14

Hanna Isaksson recieves Wallenberg Academy Fellows-grant

Today the Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation announced the Wallenbeg Academy Fellows 2017. Hanna Isaksson at BME is one of 24 early-career researchers to obtain the prestigeous grant. The reserach will focus on...[more]

2017-12-05

World Soil Day

On the occasion of the World Soil Day December 5, lu.se is highlighting the collaboration between Pelle Ohlsson and Martin Bengtsson at BME and Edith Hammer's group at Microbial Ecology. They study the interaction between...[more]

2017-09-14

Prof. Marko-Varga part of Cancer Moonshot initiative

György Marko-Varga, professor at Biomedical Engineering at Lund University, has just been appointed to lead a research team as a part of the American Cancer Moonshot project. After loosing his son to cancer two years ago, Joe...[more]

2017-09-06

Maria Tenje receives ERC starting grant

Today the European Research Council (ERC) has announced the early-career researchers to receive its Starting Grants. Maria Tenje is one of the 406 european researchers to be granted finansing of 1.5 million euro over five years....[more]

2017-07-05

Lorenzo Grassi awarded for best PhD thesis

Lorenzo Grassi was awarded the best doctoral thesis in biomechanics by the European Society of Biomechanics. This gave Lorenzo the chance to present his thesis work Femoral strength prediction using finite element...[more]

2017-06-28

Josefin Starkhammar and Maria Antfolk receives travel grant from Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation

The grant will finance travels to work meetings with research collaborators at the National Marine Mammal Foundation in San Diego, USA and University of Prince Edward Island, Canada. [more]

2017-06-13

Winners of Klinnovation 2017

Winners of Klinnovation 2017 are Anna Wikström and Emma Andersson with the project: "Camera Stand for Visual Reconstruction of The Surgeon’s Visual Field." Which was presented on the 1st of June in conjunction with...[more]

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