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Within the BML, we seek to develop fundamentally enabling MEMS-based process technologies, devices, and instruments that address critical needs in public health and facilitate the advancement of understanding in areas of medical relevance. We invite you to peruse our site and welcome further inquiries.

Masaru (Masa) Rao
Principal Investigator

UCR campus in winter (Image courtesy of UCR Photo Gallery)
Group photo, Spring 2014
National Academies report on graduate program quality ranks UCR Mechanical Engineering in the top 25% of all ME programs in the nation. Link

UCR Engineering & Natural Sciences programs collectively ranked 10th in the world in research impact by annual Leiden rankings. Link

7.28.2015
Chris Chapman (Seker Group, UCD BME) and Shannon's paper entitled "Substrate Topography Guides Pore Morphology Evolution in Nanoporous Gold Thin Films" published in Scripta Materialia.

7.6.10.2015
Thuy Luu (Liu Group, UCI BME) and Shannon's abstract on macrophage response to nanopatterned Ti accepted for poster at BMES 2015.

6.10.2015
Shannon's paper entitled “Vascular stents with submicrometer-scale surface patterning realized via titanium deep reactive ion etching" published in Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering.

5.28.2015
Congrats to Ryan for passing his masters defense!

5.20.2015
Prof. Rao invited to give talk at IEEE Nanomed 2015 conference in Nano/Microsystems for Clinical Diagnostics & Regeneration session.

5.14.2015
Profs. SM Mathaudhu (ME), Rao, H Liu (BIEN), G Aguilar (ME), D Kisailus (CEE), and Y Kodera (ME) awarded UCR Collaborative Seed Grant entitled “Synthesis and processing of revolutionary nanostructured biomaterials”.

4.30.2015
Profs. Rao and H Tsutsui (ME) awarded UCR Collaborative Seed Grant entitled “Ultrahigh throughput mechanoporation proof-of-concept study for adoptive cell transfer cancer immunotherapy”.

5.7.2015
Harish wins Outstanding Teaching Assistant award from Department of Bioengineering!

4.15.2015
Thuy Luu (Liu Group, UCI BME) and Shannon's abstract on macrophage response to nanopatterned Ti accepted for poster at SFB 2015.