Alumni and Friends


We are proud of our BME alumni and look forward to your staying in touch and involved with Delaware BME!  The first graduating class was in 2014 and our alumni are out changing the world in biomedical industries, in academic graduate programs advancing research and discovery, and in professional careers including medicine, law, and business.

To stay connected and involved, join our LinkedIn group and send us your updated contact information.

To get the latest news and to get information on how to be involved, please register with UD Connection, the University of Delaware’s online alumni community.

Support a Senior Design Team

If you are interested in participating and potentially sponsoring a team of students, please contact Sarah Rooney. Read the latest about Senior Design.

  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense – Zheng Cao
    BME PhD Candidate Zheng Cao will be defending their dissertation: TITLE A Dynamic Tunable Platform To Manipulate Fibroblast Activation Where: Location: BPI 140 AB Zoom Link: Password: ZhengC Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023 Time: 9:30 am Committee: Elise Corbin, Kristi Kiick, Charles Dhong, Velia Fowler, April Kloxin ABSTRACT Adverse remodeling of the heart after … Read more
  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense – Wade Stewart
    BME PhD Candidate Wade Stewart will be defending their dissertation: Implementation of static and dynamic culture substrates to control maturation of human induced pluripotent stem cell cardiomyocytes through tunable manipulation of topographical roughness and bulk stiffness.
  • Key to preventing osteoarthritis

    UD Professor Justin Parreno’s research identifies protein that protects healthy joints

  • Doctoral Dissertation Defense – Meghan Kupratis
    BME PhD Candidate Meghan Kupratis will be defending her dissertation: Defining the Structure-Tribomechanical Function Relationships of Articular Cartilage Under Biofidelic Sliding Conditions
  • Understanding drug tolerance
    UD’s Abhyudai Singh works to advance methods to combat cellular ‘lucky survivors’.

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