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2012

7/6/12
Ghosh's paper regarding the effects of light-tissue interaction on quantum dot mediated fluorescence thermometry is selected for a special collection, the Highlights of 2011-2012, and its cover image. This selection includes the best articles published in Measurement Science and Technology in the last 18 months chosen by the editorial board.

7/2/12
A collaborative paper, written with Prof. Young Kim's group at Biomedical Engineering, on near-field interaction between quantum dots and gold nanoparticles is accepted in the journal Optics Express.

3/28/12
A collaborative paper, written with Prof. C.-J. Chuong's group at the University of Texas at Arlington, on biphasic model of freezing engineered tissues is accepted in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

3/16/12
All three abstracts from the lab are accepted for presentation at 2012 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference. The abstracts were written by Ozcelikkale, Park (Seungman), and Seawright. Details

3/10/12
Dr. Sinwook Park, a former Postdoc at our laboratory, joins Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, as a research staff.

2/16/12
Ghosh's paper regarding the effects of light-tissue interaction on quantum dot mediated fluorescence thermometry is accepted for publication in the journal "Measurement Science and Technology"

2011

10/3/11
Seawright's abstract of a collaborative work with Prof. Fred Grinnell's group at the UT Southwestern on the effects of cytoskeletal structure on cryoresponse of engineered tissues is accepted for podium presentation at TERMIS-NA 2011 Annual Conference. Details..

9/19/11
The BPL has moved to Room B164 of the Gatewood Wing of the Mechanical Engineering Building.

8/26/11
Blum received the Outstanding Poster Award at 2011 SURF (Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship) Symposium for his work entitled "Measurement of Cell-Matrix Adhesion Strength." Details..

7/29/11
A collaborative paper, written with Prof. Yoon Yeo's group at the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, on the enhancement of transmucosal drug transport is accepted for publication in the Journal of Controlled Release.

6/25/11
Seawright was recognized as a finalist in the student paper competition at 2011 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference for her work entitled "Effects of freezing on cytoskeletal structure of fibroblasts in engineered tissues."

6/5/11
Two abstracts by Park (Sinwook) are accepted for presentation at CRYO 2011 - "The 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cryobiology."

5/17/11
Park (Seungman) receives Travel Award to 2011 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference from National Science Foundation.

5/9/11
Park's (Sinwook) paper, written with Prof. Moon's group at UT-Arlington, regarding on-chip screening of cryoprotective agents using microfluidics is accepted for publication in Journal " Lab on a Chip."

4/8/11
Han is promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure.

4/5/11
Teo's paper on freezing-induced cell-fluid-matrix interaction is accepted for publication in Journal " Biomaterials ."

3/11/11
All four abstracts from the lab are accepted for presentation at 2011 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference. The abstracts were written by Park (Seungman), Seawright and Teo. Details

2010

10/22/10
A paper by Hanson and Abdollahzadeh on the tissue-light Interaction during quantum dot mediated thermometry is accepted for podium presentation at the 8th ASME/JSME Thermal Engineering Joint Conference. Details

10/14/10
Han delivers an invited talk on "Complex transport of nanoparticles and drugs" at the 8th Garnet E. Peck Symposium in Industrial Pharmacy. Details

9/25/10
An abstract of our collaborative work with Prof. Fred Grinnell's group at the UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas on cryoresponse of fibroblast in 3D matrices is accepted for podium presentation at TERMIS 2010 Annual Conference. Details

8/3/10
Han delivers a keynote presentation on cell-fluid-matrix interaction during cryopreservation of tissues at the 6th World Congress of Biomechanics. Details

6/15/10
A collaborative paper, written with Prof. Jeffrey Cadeddu's group at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, on thermal dosimetry using QD fluorescence is accepted in the Journal of Endourology.

5/11/10
Our paper, "Freezing-Induced Fluid-Matrix Interaction in Poroelastic Material," published in ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, is selected for the Richard Skalak Best Paper Award. The purpose of the Skalak Best Paper Award is to recognize a distinguished recent publication in the previous calendar year. Details

4/6/10
A collaborative paper, written with Prof. Bong Jae Lee's group at the University of Pittsburg on dynamic near-field interactions between quantum dots and plasmonic nanoparticles, is accepted in Applied Physics Letters.

4/2/10
Lacey Mlack successfully defends her master thesis.

3/29/10
Two abstracts by Teo and Park are accepted for podium presentations at 2010 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference.

2009

12/4/09
A collaborative grant with Dr. Yoon Yeo at Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, entitled "Peritumorally activatable nanocarriers for tumor-specific chemotheray," is awarded from Lilly Endowment Grant Program.

9/17/09
Teo's paper on QD-mediated cell image deformetry is accepted for publication in ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

8/17/09
Biotransport Phenomena Laboratory is being moved to the School of Mechanical Engineering at Purdue University.

6/30/09
Our paper on quantum dot mediated thermometry is featureed in Nanotech News by National Cancer Institute of NIH.
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7/14/09
Tenok DeHoyos successfully defends his master thesis.

7/10/09
Willard Hanson successfully defends his PhD dissertation.

6/10/09
Han and Teo's paper is invited to IEEE EMBC 2009. The paper investigates how to improve the drug delivery of cryo-treated tumors.

4/27/09
Teo's paper on the effects of freezing on multi-drug resistant cancer cells is accepted in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

4/6/09
Two abstracts by Hanson and Teo are accepted for podium presentations at 2009 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference.

3/17/09
A collaborative paper, written by Han and Hanson with UTSW colleagues on quantum dot mediated thermometry is accpeted in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering.

1/26/09
Dr. Michael Sacks from the University of Pittsburgh is invited for MAE Department Seminar and will present his work on biomechanics of heart valve.
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2008

11/4/08
Dynamic Mechanical Analyzer (DMA, TA Q800) is installed to quantify the mechanical properties of tissues and biomaterials.

8/1/08
Miller and Jung's paper on freezing-induced microstructural change of collagen matrices is accepted in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

7/11/08
Teo took the First Place at the Student Paper Competition in 2008 ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference.
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6/1/08
Wang and Teo's paper on cryoinjury enhancement using amino acidic adjuvant is accepted in the journal Cryobiology.

5/9/08
Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimeter (MDSC, TA Q200) is installed to quantify the thermal properties of tissues and biomaterials and to investigate thermal features of biotransport processes.

4/18/08
Najma Abdollahzadeh defends her master project presentation.

4/1/08
NIH R01 research grant entitled "Cryopreservation of functional engineered tissue" is awarded.
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2007

12/7/07
Han receives Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from National Science Foundation.
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4/13/07
A research equipment grant to establish 3D structural microscopy system is awarded from the college of engineering. The system will be used for quantitative confocal imaging of cell-fluid-matrix interaction.

2006

11/27/06
Jeff Miller and Jun Jung successfully defend their master theses.

10/03/06
A new macroview fluorescence microscopy system (Olypmus MVX10) is installed with a high sensitivity CCD camera (Princeton Instrument, PIXIS) and an imaging workstation.

7/24/06
Chuo-Li (Charlie) successfully defends his master thesis.

4/20/06
ARP Grant entitled "Development of quantum-dot mediated thermometry for biomedical applications" (Co-PI: Dr. Choong-Un Kim at MSE) is awarded from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

4/14/06
Ming-Long successfully defends his master project presentation.

2005

4/1/05
A new brightfield/fluorescence microscopy system (Olympus BX51) is installed. The microscopy system is equipped with a high resolution CCD camera (Olympus DP70) and an image processing workstation for quantitative microscopy.

3/14/05
A research grant, entitled "Improvment of cryosurgery and image-guidance by eutectic crystallization of amino-acid adjuvants" is awarded from UTA Research Enhancement Program.


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