Copyright 2015 Biomedical Microdevices Laboratory
News & Events
Welcome to the Biomedical
Microdevices Laboratory homepage
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
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
Thuy Luu (Liu Group, UCI BME) and Shannon and Bryan's
paper entitled "Micro and nano-patterned topographical cues
for regulating macrophage cell shape and phenotype"
published in ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces.
Prof. Rao invited to give talk at IEEE Nanomed 2015
conference in Nano/Microsystems for Clinical Diagnostics &
Prof. Rao invited to give talk at City of Hope - UC Riverside
Biomedical Research Initiative Workshop.
Cesar selected for HSI Undergraduate Research Award for
Fall 2015 quarter.
Profs. G Aguilar (ME), Rao, JE Garay (ME), H Liu (BIEN), and
L Mangolini (ME) awarded NSF grant entitled “PIRE:
Synthesis of optical materials for bioapplications: Research,
Education, Recruitment, and Outreach (SOMBRERO)”. Link to
NSF press release. Link to UCR Today article.
Omid's paper entitled "Fenestrated titanium microneedles for
ocular drug delivery" published in Sensors and Actuators B.
Prof. Rao invited to give talk at T Cell Therapeutics Research
Laboratory, Beckman Research Institute, City of Hope.
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.