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Biomedical Microengineering Group

Applying micro and nanoengineering principles to understand and manipulate biology, creating new technologies for biomedical applications.

November 2011

  • Dr. Shu is an investigator in collaborative research team from Heriot-Watt University and University of Edinburgh awarded £1M project from EPSRC to develop an "e-finger" for prostate cancer diagnosis. News Links: Heriot-Watt University News.

  • Yifan Liu's image on cell printer is selected by Nexxus Life Sci Visions Competition for 2012 Calendar. News Links: Nexxus Scotland.


  • October 2011

  • Alan Faulkner presented his work at the International Conference on Biofabrication 2011 in Toyama, Japan.


  • September 2011

  • Dr. Shu is elected as a founding member of Royal Society of Edinburgh Young Academy of Scotland. News Links: The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University News.

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  • Dr. Amalou with Dr. Shu won the third place in Converge Business Plan Competition in 2011. News Links: Heriot-Watt University News, Nexxus Scotland, Heriot-Watt University News, Life Sciences Scotland.


  • Alan Faulkner wins the Best Poster award at the Scottish University Physics Alliance (SUPA) sponsored INSPIRE meeting, held in Edinburgh. News Links: Heriot-Watt University News.

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    Photo by Rumelo Amor.

  • August 2011

  • Heriot-Watt partnership wins prize for smart label. News Links: Heriot-Watt University News, Herald Scotland.

  • June 2011

  • Dr. Shu visits Stanford University as a visiting scientist.

  • March 2011

  • Dr. Farid Amalou awarded the Royal Society of Edinburgh/Scottish Enterprise Fellowship.

  • February 2011

  • Heriot-Watt helps develop smart label for food. News Links: Heriot-Watt University News

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