March 16, 2017
CauteryGuard Wins the InVenture Prize

CauteryGuard wins the InVenture Prize and also won the People’s Choice Award.

The team won $20,000 plus a free patent filing and a spot in Flashpoint, a Georgia Tech accelerator. They also won the $5,000 People’s Choice Award, which went to the fans’ favorite invention. CauteryGuard will now represent Georgia Tech at the ACC InVenture Prize.


February 24, 2017
Four BME Students Named University Innovation Fellows

Four biomedical engineering students are new members of the University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program, which trains and encourages students to be better leaders and bring new opportunities, creativity, and entrepreneurship to their campuses.


February 2, 2017
2017 class of Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars Most Diverse in Program History

This year’s group of students come from three different universities (while most come from Georgia Tech, two students are from Morehouse and one is from Agnes Scott). They represent nine different majors, reflecting the multi-disciplinary approach the Petit Institute takes toward research. The largest group (six students) is majoring in biomedical engineering (BME) in the Coulter Department.


December 7, 2016
CathART Takes BME Capstone Award

Team sponsored by Boston Scientific designed a better catheter for fertility treatment.

A team sponsored by worldwide medical device manufacturer Boston Scientific took home the award for best biomedical engineering (BME) project at the Georgia Institute of Technology’s Fall 2016 Capstone Design Expo.


October 3, 2016
Collegiate Inventors Competition Selects Georgia Tech/Emory Team as 2016 finalists

The Collegiate Inventors Competition selected a team of two Georgia Tech and Emory graduate students as finalists in its 2016 annual competition. Aaron Blanchard and Kevin Yehl are students in the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University and in Emory’s Laney Graduate School.


May 25, 2016
Clarissa Whitmire Awarded the J. Norman and Rosalyn Wells Fellowship

Clarissa Whitmire, a biomedical Ph.D. student working in the Garrett Stanley laboratory, has been awarded the J. Norman and Rosalyn Wells Fellowship. Her long-term research objective is to quantify the dynamic encoding of sensory information from the periphery to perception and develop methodologies to control this flow of sensory information. The J. Norman and Rosalyn Wells Fellowship is awarded to BME graduate students who are performing outstanding and productive research in the field of neuro-engineering.  


May 10, 2016
BME Honors Top Undergrads

This was the third annual school year-end event, designed to highlight and honor the accomplishments of BME undergraduates. As in previous years, there was another take-home message – basically, that it takes a community to raise a successful undergrad.


May 2, 2016
Above and Beyond Excellence

BME honors best and brightest with graduate student awards.

The Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) took time out to honor one of its most vital resources last week with the second annual BME Graduate Student Awards. Six grad students and a faculty member were recognized in front of their peers and fellow nominees at the event (Friday, April 29) in the atrium of the Molecular Science and Engineering Building, hosted once again by Shannon Barker (BME’s director of graduate training) and Garrett Stanley (BME professor, associate chair for graduate studies, and a researcher in the Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience). 


April 25, 2016
Scholarships Awarded by Women in Engineering

Women in Engineering scholarships awarded to 28 winners majoring in biomedical engineering.


April 12, 2016
Binbin Chen Awarded $90,000 For Graduate School

Binbin Chen, a biomedical engineering graduate (BSBMED 2013) of the Georgia Institute of Technology, has received The Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans. This is the nation’s premier graduate school fellowship for immigrants and children of immigrants. Chen is currently attending Stanford University’s School of Medicine and is pursuing both a M.D. and Ph.D.



Map of Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering

BME @ Emory

Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology &
Emory University School of Medicine

313 Ferst Drive, Room 2127 Atlanta, GA 30332
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

387 Technology Circle NW Atlanta, GA 30313
Phone: 404.385.0124 :: Fax: 404.894.4243

BME @ Emory:
1760 Haygood Dr, Ste W 200 Atlanta, GA
Phone: 404.727.9874 :: Fax: 404.727.9873