The University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering Biomedical Engineering Department will host the 10th Annual Biomedical Engineering Day (BME Day), a one-day forum focusing on health care innovation and entrepreneurship on Friday, April 28, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the UH Alumni Center.
“Experts from across the country will highlight emerging healthcare innovations, the process of understanding significant unmet medical and healthcare industry needs and the process of developing new healthcare technologies to address them,” said Metin Akay, founding chair and John S. Dunn Endowed Chair Professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Houston.
From Georgia Tech and Emory University, W.H. Coulter Distinguished Professor May Dongmei Wang will focus on biomedical big data with AI-driven Intelligent Reality for predictive, personalized and precision health.
The creator of magnetic 3D cell culture, including magnetic 3D bioprinting, Glauco Souza of Greiner Bio-One, will address the path from science to innovation and entrepreneurship.
Paolo Bonato, director and professor at Harvard Medical School with joint appointments at MIT and the Wyss Institute, will focus on the development of rehabilitation technologies with special emphasis on wearable technology and robotics.
Moderators of the public-private partnership event include Ann Tanabe, CEO, BioHouston, Inc., and Chad Andresen, President, Ola Tech Group, LLC. The event is sponsored by the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and BioHouston, a non-profit organization leading the effort in establishing the Houston region as a global competitor in the life science industry.
Who: Metin Akay, founding chair, John S. Dunn Endowed Chair Professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Houston; May Dongmei Wang, W.H. Coulter Distinguished Professor, Georgia Tech and Emory University; Glauco Souza, Greiner Bio-One; Paolo Bonato, director and professor at Harvard Medical School, MIT; Ann Tanabe, CEO, BioHouston, Inc.; Chad Andresen, president, Ola Tech Group, LLC.
What: 10th Annual Biomedical Engineering Day (BME Day) “Healthcare Innovation and Entrepreneurship”
Where: UH Alumni Center 3204 Cullen Blvd, Houston, TX 77204
When: Friday, April 28, 2023, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.