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Undergraduate bioengineering and global health students work to combine words and pictures to explain technical messages across audiences.

Putting the A in STEM Friday, Mar. 30, 2018

New comics-inspired curriculum teaches students to connect art and engineering


3MT competition winners (from left) are Thomas Clements, Thasneem Banu Frousnoon and Arun Mahadevan. Photo by Sushma Sri Pamulapati

Mahadevan wins top prize at Three-Minute Thesis competition Wednesday, Mar. 21, 2018

Bioengineering graduate student studies how neural progenitor cells communicate


Artist rendition of distal lung tissue, specifically the alveoli, highlights the architectural challenge. Alveoli sacs fill with air during inspiration and have alternating convex and concave topography. These complicated structures are completely ensheathed in vasculature, and their diffusion-based interactions with blood over short distances leads to efficient gas transport. Image by iStockPhoto

Miller awarded Kleberg Foundation Medical Research Grant to advance lung tissue engineering Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Rice bioengineer Jordan Miller will use the grant to develop novel biomaterials and 3D bioprinting systems.