Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering
The IBIOE mission is to develop state-of-the-art tissue test systems for solving clinically relevant problems through strategic inter-disciplinary research partnerships and educational initiatives.
The focus areas in which IBIOE members conduct research and education are:
- Advanced biomaterials
- Tissue fabrication and instrumentation
- Tissue simulation
Select Highlights and Achievements
- $195,000 from the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.
- $2M National Science Foundation (NSF) award (one out of only 12 awarded nationally).
- $2.9M Department of Defense award (one out of only 9 awarded nationally).
- Call Me Doctor® fellowship program, launched in Fall 2008 and trademarked in March 2011.
- IBIOE spinoff company/licensed IP – Kiyatec (IBIOE bioreactor technology - awarded 2007 Five Ventures innovation award).
- SC Life Teacher Training
- Boston Museum of Science Teacher Training
- Call Me Doctor®
- Partnering minority engineering/science doctoral fellows with
education students to bring cutting edge science/engineering concepts
to the classroom.
- For more information, email Dr. Karen Burg