News

December 2020
– Wenqiang passed his Preliminary Exam. Congratulations!
 
– Michael passed his Preliminary Exam. Congratulations!
 
October 2020
– Courtney presented her poster at the virtual BMES Annual Meeting 2020.
 
– Check out our recently published review article in the Special Issue “Electrospinning for Tissue Engineering” of Bioengineering: Mechanical Considerations of Electrospun Scaffolds for Myocardial Tissue and Regenerative Engineering!
 
September 2020
– Check out our recently published research article in Journal of Integrative Cardiology: Correlations between the right ventricular passive elasticity and organ function in adult ovine!
 
August 2020
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering Ph.D. student, Kristen LeBar.
 
– Michael was awarded the Graduate Teaching Fellowship. Congratulations!
 
– Michael wrote about the value of mentorship in a PLOS Early Career Researcher Community blog article.
 
July 2020
– Michael was awarded the Professional Development and Supply Award from the CSU Graduate School. Congratulations!
 
June 2020
– Michael was awarded the Sjostrom Family Scholarship. Congratulations!
 
– Wenqiang was awarded 2nd place in the ASME-BED PhD Student Paper Competition at SB3C 2020! Congratulations!
 
– Wenqiang and Michael presented their talks at the virtual SB3C 2020.
 
– Check out our recently published research article in Animal Models and Experimental Medicine: Establishment of adult right ventricle failure in ovine using a graded, animal-specific pulmonary artery constriction model!
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering undergraduate, Kellan Roth.
 
May 2020
– Welcome summer REU student, Ambrina Abbasi, from CU Boulder!
 
– Courtney was awarded College Honors for her poster presentation at CURC 2020. Congratulations! Award
 
– Michael was awarded the SBME Scholarship for Leadership and Innovation. Congratulations! Article
 
– Courtney was awarded the Outstanding Junior Researcher Award. Congratulations! Award
 
– Michael’s SB3C abstract was accepted.
 
– Wenqiang’s SB3C abstract was selected for the ASME PhD Student Paper Competition. Congratulations!
 
April 2020
– Courtney presented her virtual poster at CURC 2020.
 
March 2020
– Michael and Wenqiang’s Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium 2020 abstracts were accepted as podium (oral) presentations.
 
February 2020
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduates, Matt Ahern, Shervin Kazemi, and Katie Evans.
 
December 2019
– Check out our recently published review article in the Special Issue “Advances in Biological Tissue Biomechanics” of Bioengineering: Current Understanding of the Biomechanics of Ventricular Tissues in Heart Failure!
 
– Congratulations to Brian for graduating CSU with his M.E. in Biomedical Engineering! We wish you luck in your future endeavors!
 
– Michael and Wenqiang’s Rocky Mountain Bioengineering Symposium 2020 abstracts were accepted.
 
November 2019
– Michael’s poster was presented at the AHA Scientific Sessions 2019 in Philadelphia, PA.
 
October 2019
– Michael was awarded the Sjostrom Family Scholarship. Congratulations!
 
– Michael presented his poster at the 2019 BMES Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, PA.
 
August 2019
– Michael’s AHA Scientific Sessions 2019 abstract was accepted.
 
July 2019
– Michael’s 2019 BMES Annual Meeting abstract was accepted.
 
June 2019
– Wenqiang presented his poster at SB3C 2019 in Seven Springs, PA.
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering undergraduate, Megan Frederes.
 
May 2019
– Congratulations to Elisabeth (Lizzy) for graduating CSU with her B.S. in Chemical and Biological Engineering. We wish you luck in your future endeavors!
 
– Wenqiang was awarded the SB3C Diversity Travel Grant. Congratulations!
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Emily Hoffmann.
 
April 2019
– Lizzy was awarded College Honors for her poster presentation at CURC 2019. Congratulations! Award
 
– Lizzy presented her poster at CURC 2019 in Fort Collins, CO.
 
– Michael presented his poster at EB 2019 in Orlando, FL.
 
March 2019
– Wenqiang’s SB3C 2019 abstract was accepted.
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Eddie Kitahara.
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Courtney Doherty.
 
– Check out our recently published research article in the American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology: Beneficial Effects of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Delivery via a Novel Cardiac Bioscaffold on Right Ventricles of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertensive Rats!
 
February 2019
– Michael was awarded the VPR Graduate Student Fellowship. Congratulations! Article 1 ; Article 2
 
– Welcome new Biomedical Engineering M.E. student, Brian Funfgeld.
 
November 2018
– Michael was awarded the Founder’s Award – Top Scholar for his presentation at the CSU Graduate Student Showcase. Congratulations! Article 1 ; Article 2
 
– Wenqiang presented his poster at the AHA Scientific Sessions 2018 in Chicago, IL.
 
– Wenqiang presented his poster at the USA-China Cardiovascular Symposium 2018 in Chicago, IL.
 
October 2018
– Michael presented his poster at the 2018 BMES Annual Meeting in Atlanta, GA.
 
– Michael received the SBME Graduate Student Travel Award. Congratulations!
 
– Michael’s CSU Graduate Student Showcase abstract was accepted.
 
September 2018
– Check out our recently published book chapter in Cardiac Extracellular Matrix (Book Series: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology): Biomechanical Properties and Mechanobiology of Cardiac ECM!
 
August 2018
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Ethan Barron.
 
– Wenqiang’s AHA Scientific Sessions 2018 abstract was accepted.
 
– Welcome new SBME Ph.D. student, Wenqiang (Eric) Liu.
 
July 2018
– Michael received the 2018 BMES Student Travel Award. Congratulations! Article
 
– Michael’s 2018 BMES Annual Meeting abstract was accepted.
 
May 2018
– Congratulations to Wenqiang (Eric) for graduating CSU with his M.E. in Biomedical Engineering!
 
– Congratulations to Collin for graduating CSU with his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering. We wish you luck in your future endeavors!
 
– Check out our recently published research article in the Journal of Applied Physiology: Organ-level right ventricular dysfunction with preserved Frank-Starling mechanism in a mouse model of pulmonary arterial hypertension!
 
April 2018
– Michael and Wenqiang presented their posters at EB 2018 in San Diego, CA.
 
– Congratulations to the SBME undergraduate design team (2017-2018) for the hypoxia chamber and controller design and construction. The team won 2nd place at the College of Engineering E-day.
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– Michael and Wenqiang each received the SBME Graduate Student Travel Award. Congratulations!
 
February 2018
– Michael and Wenqiang’s Experimental Biology (EB) abstracts were accepted.
 
January 2018
– Welcome new Chemical & Biological Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Elisabeth Gray.
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Joanna Dunne.
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Mauri Richards.
 
December 2017
– Prof. Wang received the FY18 Quarterly Strategic Investment Funding from the Office of the Vice President for Research (OVPR). Congratulations!
 
August 2017
– Welcome new Bioengineering M.E. student, Wenqiang (Eric) Liu.
 
– Welcome new Bioengineering Ph.D. student, Michael Nguyen-Truong.
 
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Collin Dieckgraeff.
 
January 2017
– Welcome new Mechanical Engineering & Biomedical Engineering undergraduate, Tyler Parker.