2018 News




  • In February, Dr. Hanna Jensen led "The Heart of Biomedical Engineering," a workshop at the University of Arkansas open to female high schoolers from across northwest Arkansas. Jensen's workshop was part of the Girls Just Wanna' Have Fun: STEM Fun That Is! Year 4 event hosted by University of Arkansas' STEM Center for Math and Science Education. 
  • On Friday, March 9, Dr. Narasimhan Rajaram delivered a seminar entitled "Optical Spectroscopy for Functional and Molecular Sensing of Treatment Resistance in Cancer" to the UArk Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
  • In spring 2018, Master's student Jessica Perez was awarded a Diversity Travel Award to attend the 2018 World Congress of Biomechanics in Dublin, Ireland.
  • From August 2-5, a group of biomedical engineering students traveled to Minnesota to train under industry leaders who helped them develop solutions to real-world problems associated with treating stroke, chronic pain and chronic hypertension. The University of Arkansas team attended the Biomedical Engineering Society Coulter College training program in Minneapolis, along with 10 other universities across the U.S. and one university from Colombia.
  • Bonasso PC, Sexton KW, Hayat MDA, Al-Alawi A, Wu J, Jensen HK, Jensen MO, Smith SD, Burford JM, Dassinger MS: “Venous physiology predicts anesthetic induced hypotension in infants” American College of Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts, October 21-25, 2018.