September 5, 2016

Professor McShane delivered the first Plenary Talk to open Eurosensors 2016 conference in Budapest, Hungary. He talked about the future of sensor technology...from wearables to implantables.

December 4, 2015

Rachel Unruh placed second in the graduate category of the 5th annual Material Advantage student poster competition. Material Advantage is a student program specifically created for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in materials science, engineering and othe...

July 8, 2015

Liam Andrus' MS thesis work has been published in the Biosensors journal (MDPI), and is now available online (open access). The paper, entitled "Characterization of Lactate Sensors Based on Lactate Oxidase and Palladium Benzoporphyrin Immobilized in Hydrogels" is part...

July 7, 2015

Recent work from our collaboration with PROFUSA, Inc. is now available online.  Rachel Unruh, first author, developed the copolymer hydrogels with encapsulated enzyme and dye that were evaluated in this work.  Other papers on similar topics are due out very soon!...

May 20, 2015

Liam Andrus, a graduate student with a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Northern Arizona University, successfully defended his Thesis in an oral presentation and subsequent closed oral examination on Tuesday May 19. He will graduate from Texas A&M in August with a MS...

March 23, 2015

Lars Kuslich presented his undergraduate thesis research at the annual Texas A&M Student Research Week on Tuesday. Lars is working on adding some important features to a powerful software tool called MCX used for modeling light propagation in turbid media (materials th...

March 13, 2015

Last month, I made a quick trip to Miami to visit FIU Biomedical Engineering. I gave a lecture and was able to meet with many faculty, staff, and students.  Lots of entertaining discussions, found some fascinating research being done there and some impressive education...

March 13, 2015


Check out this cool SEM image from former student Jason Roberts, showing tiny capsules in a hydrogel--the capsules collapse under vacuum and give the appearance of pores. This was captured on a tabletop SEM in the BME imaging lab. Read more of his work in his paper pu...

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