PATHS-UP graduate students have the opportunity to go to internships with our affiliated industry partners. This is an incredible opportunity for students to get real-world experience in their field of study. PATHS-UP graduates have gone on to work at some of the most renowned companies in the world, and they attribute their success to the […]
The PATHS-UP Innovation Seed Fund was established to enable the funding of faculty and student- led innovation projects that aligned with the vision and mission of PATHS-UP. The Innovation Ecosystem Team, under the advice of the Industry and Practitioner Advisory Board (IPAB) and approved by the Executive leadership team of PATHS-UP, created the fund with […]
We have a new Thrust 2 lead, Dr Hatice Ceylan Koydemir. We would however like to first thank Dr. Kristen Maitland for her service within PATHS-UP and wish her all the best in her future endeavours. We recently had a Q&A with our new Thrust 2 lead which is an assistant professor at Texas A&M. […]
Congratulations to our PATHS-UP team on getting a top 10 cited paper, Sources of Inaccuracy in Photoplethysmography for Continuous Cardiovascular Monitoring of 2021 in Biosensors. This was a Thrust 3 paper, spear headed by two PhD students, and Dr Jessica Ramella- Roman and her team in FIU. Figure 1 (a) Photoplethysmography (PPG) waveform: 1. systolic peak; 2. […]
Every year we welcome a handful of students from around the nation to participate in our Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates. Undergraduates. Students who apply can participate in research at any of our four schools, Texas A&M, UCLA, Rice and FIU. Students have the chance to spend 10 weeks under a graduate mentor researching a […]
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) has elected our PATHS-UP director, Dr. Gerard Coté to NAI Fellow status. The NAI Fellows Program is a highly prestigious program that highlights academic inventors ‘ who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, […]
Our workforce development team joined with PhD students, Lydia Colvin and Kolby Killion recently visited The Rio Grande Valley to run the Young Scholars Invent program. The Young Scholars Invent is a 1.5-day program designed to engage students in a multi-disciplined, multi-level, intense design experience that is focused on solving real-world needs provided by industry […]
Our monthly PATHS-UP publication list in April 2022. Please read the abstracts below : A touch-based multimodal and cryptographic bio-human–machine interface | PNAS The awareness of the individuals’ biological status is critical for creating interactive environments. Accordingly, we devised a multimodal cryptographic bio-human–machine interface (CB-HMI), which seamlessly translates touch-based entries into encrypted biochemical, biophysical, and […]
Dr. Jessica Ramella- Roman, PATHS-UP executive committee member, co-lead of Thrust 3 will be speaking at the upcoming Summer ’22 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange event. Dr Ramella-Roman specializes in Design of wearable devices for diverse populationsIf you would like to attend the event please use the link provided belowSummer 2022 DiabetesMine D-Data ExChange Tickets, Thu, Jun […]
PATHS-UP Faculty Member Dr. Sung II Park and his research team were recently featured in a news article involved in the development of a wireless device offering treatment for colorectal cancer. For those diagnosed with colorectal cancer, surgery has been the only option that offers a solution. Unfortunately, surgery is frequently complicated by disease recurrence […]
Introducing the newest SLC members. Read their bios below: Andres is a 4th year graduate student working toward a Ph.D in Biomedical Engineering at Florida International University. His research interests include medical devices, biomedical optics, and wearables. He hopes to make a positive impact on students and underserved communities by promoting our ERCs innovation ecosystem […]
PATHS UP is happy to announce the following winners for this years Seed Fund Application. This year, $115,000 was awarded in total to 4 faculty and 3 students. Innovation Seed Fund Program For the faculty awards of $25,000 each were granted to the following: Dr. Joshua Hutcheson – Low-cost Assessment of Cardiac Function and Remodeling […]
Introducing the newest Student Leadership Council members. Read their bios here.
PATHS-UP Innovation Seed Fund Winner, Dr. Souptik Barua, was recently interviewed by the Data to Knowledge Lab at Rice University on how he uses data science for health. Read the full Q&A on the D2K News Site!
PATHS-UP is committed to a culture of inclusivity, and all of our members reject and condemn all forms of racism, discrimination, brutality and violence. As an NSF Engineering Research Center whose focus is to develop health technologies and systems for underserved and underrepresented populations, we actively promote diversity and inclusion within our field not limited […]
Brian Pogue has organized a webinar series, sponsored by the Journal of Biomedical Optics, featuring hot topics in biomedical optics. The speakers and moderators are JBO editors and guest editors, and the first two topics in the series will be tied to upcoming special sections for JBO: Monday, 15 June, 12 pm–1:30 pm EDT: “Artificial […]
PATHS-UP is committed to providing a holistic experience for all members of our team. To ensure we do not miss an opportunity, we have recently created an ECR Planning & Insight Committee (EPIC). Members of the EPIC committee represent key players from three of the four pillars. They include Culture of Inclusion, Innovation Ecosystem, Workforce […]
PATHS-UP is happy to announce the 2020 Innovation Seed Fund Winners. A total of $90,000 of grants were awarded to students and faculty this year,
Congratulations to PATHS-UP’s own TJ Falohun for earning 2nd place in the NSF ERC “Perfect Pitch” Competition on October 25th, 2019.