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Biomedical Computing and Devices Laboratory

Biomedical Computing and Devices Lab

Kansas State University
2086 Rathbone Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506

Phone: (785) 532-3358
Email: prakashp@ksu.edu

Openings in the BCDL

We are always looking to work with self-motivated students who are interested in our research. Our inter-disciplinary work provides research opportunities in the fields of computational modeling, applied electromagnetics, antennas, bioheat transfer, and medical instrumentation.

Graduate students interested in pursuing research with the lab are encouraged to contact Punit Prakash (prakashp@ksu.edu). Please include a brief description of why you are interested in the research, previous research experience, and attach a copy of your CV. 

 

Find us at the following conferences

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Conference, Milan, Italy, August 25-29, 2015.

News

August 2014: Punit Prakash and Steve Warren organized and co-chaired a special session on the design of instrumentation for round-the-clock assessment of children with special needs. Punit presented a paper within this session and was co-chair for two other sessions. 

July 2014: Mohammed Taj-Eldin presents a paper at the IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium in Memphis, TN.

May 2014: Brogan McWilliams wins a Young Investigator Award at the Society for Thermal Medicine Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN. At the meeting, Brogan presented results of the research Emily Schnell and he conducted on a directional microwave antenna for tissue ablation. Congratulations! Punit presented a talk on frequency considerations for microwave ablation systems at the same meeting.

November 2013: K-State news release on MRI award

November 2013: Dillon Fairchild, Ankush Gakhar, and Emily Schnell are awarded undergraduate Cancer Research Awards to work on projects within the BCDL. Congratulations!

August 2013: We received a NSF Major Research Instrumentation award to develop an integrated image-guided thermal therapy platform in collaboration with Stefan Bossmann (PI, KSU Dept of Chemistry), Sanjeev Narayanan (KSU Dept of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology), Deryl Troyer (KSU Dept of Anatomy and Physiology).

August 2013: PhD student Souvick Mukherjee joins the lab. Welcome!

April 2013: Punit Prakash presents an invited talk at the Society for Thermal Medicine Annual Meeting in Aruba.

January 2013: BCDL hosts two sessions for middle-school students in the GROW program.

January 2013: MS student Brogan McWilliams joins the lab. Welcome!

November 2012: Punit Prakash presents an invited talk at the University of Kansas Medical Center on technologies for hyperthermia and thermal ablation.

November 2012: Awarded an Innovative Cancer Research Award from the Johnson Cancer Research Center.

November 2012: Sarah Carr and Emily Schnell are awarded undergraduate Cancer Research Awards to work on projects within the BCDL. Congratulations!

August 2012: Punit Prakash joins KSU Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and sets up the BCDL.