Lindsay Sullivan and Aaron Fleming, graduate students in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and two of the 3 founders of Open Gait Prosthetics competed in the 2019 NC State LuLu eGames that includes two rounds with six category options. They won both the New Venture and Crowd Favorite categories with their product that provides affordable prosthetic kits for above-knee amputees in developing countries. To learn more about their venture please use this link
The Lulu eGames is NC State’s annual startup competition, awarding over $100k to NC State entrepreneurs. The competition includes two rounds with six categories options: New Venture, Design & Prototype, Social and Environmental Impact, Arts Venture, Built on Cloud and Daugherty Endowment. The eGames is made possible by a generous gift from online publishing company Lulu.com.
This is record year for CLEAR core faculty who have 8 PhD Candidates Defending their Thesis' this spring and summer. Congratulations to all!
From Jacque Cole's Lab - Nicholas Hanne plans to do a postdoctoral fellowship in academia and currently still applying.
From Matt Fisher's Lab - Stephanie Cone will be starting her postdoctoral fellowship at University of Wisconsin in the Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab with Dr. Darryl Thelen. - Paul Warren is seeking an R&D scientist or engineer role within the biotechnology space.
From Jason Franz's Lab - Michael Browne has accepted a postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Ryan Roemmich's group that spans the Center for Movement Studies at the Kennedy Krieger Institute and the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Johns Hopkins University.
From Helen Huang's Lab - Andy Brandt has accepted a position in industry. - Yue Wen plans to do a postdoctoral fellowship in academia and currently still applying.
Del Bianco Prosthetics hosts the sixth Annual Run for Liberty a 5K run to honor our dedicated Military Personnel and Veterans with all proceeds to benefit the Amputee Coalition of America. CLEAR, a Gold Sponsor led by Aaron Fleming (Huang Lab) supplied runners with a yummy post-run snack and provided information about CLEAR research efforts and ongoing projects. Several members from the many labs that make up CLEAR gave their time and support to this fun and important event!
Nicolas Hanne, 3rd year graduate student in Dr. Jacque Cole’s lab (Orthopaedic Mechanobiology Lab, OML) is the recipient of the National Biomechanics Day 2018 Greatest Impact award. He shares this award with fellow awardees from The University of Queensland and Rush University Medical Center. To view the full announcement please use this link.
Congratulations to Nicolas and the OML on a well-deserved win!
Huang Lab, Graduate Student Robert Hinson and Postdoctoral Scholar Wen Wu gave a demo and lab tour to the 6th-8th grade students from Imhotep Academy during part of thier year-round middle school enrichment program
Imhotep Academy is a year-round middle school program that introduces students to the world of STEM with a particular emphasis on reaching underserved and students historically underrepresented in STEM disciplines. Imhotep aims to increase students’ awareness and enthusiasm for learning STEM, build students’ confidence and identity in STEM, and inspire students to continue studying STEM throughout high school and college. Participants engage in a variety of activities including hands-on investigations, laboratory tours, field trips, leadership, college readiness, and interactions with STEM professionals.