11 November 2022
Elliott successfully defends his Ph.D. dissertation
Elliott’s Ph.D. work was titled “Establishment of a Framework to Interrogate the In Vivo Hemodynamic Environment in the Carotid Bifurcation Utilizing Four-Dimensional Flow Magnetic Resonance Imaging”. Fantastic work! Congratulations Dr. Hurd!
Amanda Rogers joins the lab as an undergraduate researcher
Amanda is currently pursuing her B.S. in Electrical Engineering at the U. Great to have you, Amanda!
11 September 2021
Jack Wang completes the Big Cottonwood Canyon marathon
It was a cold and rainy day, but huge congrats to Jack for finishing the race!
16 August 2021
Kelly’s manuscript was accepted in the Annals of Biomedical Engineering
Kelly’s manuscript examining the role of boundary conditions on predicted hemodynamics in the mouse aorta was accepted for publication. Nice work, Kelly!
Caleb, David, and Elliott present at SB3C (virtual)
The CVPM lab had several presentations at the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference. Great work, Caleb, David, and Elliott.
29 May 2021
First in-person lab gathering at Luke’s House for a BBQ since the COVID-19 lockdown
It was wonderful to get back together as a group again and enjoy some BBQ and laughs and see everyone’s smiling faces. Look forward to many more.
6 April 2021
Alex and Michael present at the Undergraduate Research Symposium
Fantastic presentations by Alex and Michael at the symposium at the U. Great work guys!
18 December 2020
David graduates with his BS/MS degree and officially begins his PhD in the lab
Congratulations to David for completing his BS/MS degree in BME and look forward to seeing your continued contributions to the lab.
18 December 2020
Dan graduates with his BS degree in BME
We appreciate all your contributions to the lab and are sad to see you go. Good luck in your position as a Regulatory Affairs Specialist at BioFire Defense.
17 December 2020Virtual Holiday Party
Although we could not get together in person, the lab enjoyed getting together and celebrating the many successes….and we enjoyed a VERY competitive game of Jeopardy.
3 November 2020
Elliott successfully passes his PhD proposal
Congratulations to Elliott for passing his Ph.D. proposal for his project entitled “Comprehensive Analysis of In Vivo Hemodynamics with 4D Flow CMR Imaging.” Fantastic presentation!
Three Presentations at SB3C 2020
David, Elliott, and Kelly all gave great presentations at the virtual Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference. And we enjoyed a virtual get-together with our Utah colleagues.
5 May 2020
Anna graduates with her BS/MS degree in BME
Congratulations to Anna for graduating with her BS/MS degree in BME. We appreciate all your hard work in the lab. Good luck at your job as a R&D Engineer at Merit Medical!
25 February 2020
Kelly successfully passes her PhD proposal
Congratulations to Kelly for successfully passing the written and oral portions of her Ph.D. proposal. Look forward to seeing her research progress!
ME undergraduate student Alex Stevens joins the CVPM lab
Alex is currently pursuing a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the U. Welcome Alex!
Michael presents at UCUR and ROCH
Michael gave two fantastic presentations recently at XX and Research on Capitol Hill.
BME Ph.D. student Caleb Berggren joins the CVPM lab
Caleb completed his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 2014. After which, he worked at Kawasaki Motors Manufacturing and later completed his M.S. at U. of Nebraska prior to joining the lab. Welcome Caleb!
Michael’s second UROP proposal is awarded
Congratulations to Michael for a second round of UROP funding to continue his research efforts in the lab.
1 January 2020
CVPM lab awarded R01 from the NIH
The year started off to a great start as we were awarded funding for a project entitled “Biomechanics Indices for Coronary Lesion Rupture Risk and Lesion Prognostication”. More information about the grant can be found here. We look forward to working with collaborators at U. of Utah, Emory Univ. and Univ. of Cambridge. Thanks NIH!
14-16 August 2019
Elliott Presents at CMBBE 2019
Elliott gave a fantastic presentation on his work with 4D flow image processing in the “In Vivo Imaging and Visualization” session at CMBBE in New York City.
BME Ph.D. student Yifan (Jack) Wang joins the CVPM lab
Jack received his B.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University in 2017, followed by a fellowship from the Rice 360° Institute of Global Health. Welcome Jack!
David and Kelly present at SB3C
The CVPM lab was well represented at the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference in Seven Springs, PA. Great work, David and Kelly.
David and Dan present their undergraduate thesis at the BME senior symposium
They each gave excellent presentations about their senior thesis work to department faculty and students and the general public. Well done guys!
Michael’s UROP proposal is successful
Congratulations to Michael for the funding of his Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) proposal for Summer 2019 on his project titled “Improving the 3D Reconstruction of a Deployed Stent by Optimizing the Parameters and Algorithm Efficiency in Stent Detection.”
Applied Mathematics undergraduate student Michael Keyser joins the lab
Michael is currently pursuing dual degrees in Applied Mathematics and Computing Engineering at the U. Welcome Michael.
13 September 2018
Mark’s MS thesis research published
Mark’s Masters research was accepted for publication in IEEE Transactions of Medical Imaging. Congratulations, Mark, and thanks to our collaborators at Emory University and Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology.
10 May 2018
Mark defends his MS Thesis research
Congratulations to Mark Elliott for passing his MS thesis research and oral exam on his research titled “Establishment of an Automated Algorithm Utilizing Optical Coherence Tomography and Micro-Computed Tomography Imaging to Reconstruct the 3D Deformed Stent Geometry”. Excellent job, Mark, and congrats on graduating!
12 April 2018
Mark presents his research at the “Shear Symposium”
Mark presented a poster at the 13th International Symposium on Biomechanics in Vascular Biology and Cardiovascular Disease (aka “Shear Symposium) at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.
5 April 2018
Stuart’s research highlighted by the Lassonde Institute
Stuart’s senior thesis research was recently highlighted by the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute. See the article here. Great job, Stuart.
1 April 2018
CVPM awarded grant from AHA
The CVPM was awarded research funding from the American Heart Association on a project entitled “Optimizing Treatment of Coronary Bifurcation Lesions with Novel Interventional Device”. Thanks AHA!
3 January 2018
BIOEN graduate student Elliott Hurd joins the CVPM lab
Elliott completed his B.S. in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Utah. Welcome, Elliott! He was also the recipient of the prestigious Campbell Endowed Graduate Fellowship.
13 December 2017
David receives second-round of UROP funding
David’s research project directed at designing a computer-controlled flow circuit to advance the development and application of cardiac MR techniques that interrogate the in vivo biomechanical environment was renewed for Spring 2018. Congratulations David!
7 December 2017
Mark and David present at UBEC 2017
The CVPM lab was well represented at the 2017 Utah Bioengineering Conference (UBEC). Great work, Mark and David!
14 October 2017
Mark presents at BMES 2017
Mark gave the CVPM lab’s first presentation at a conference. Mark gave a podium presentation entitled “Image Processing Framework Utilizing OCT and MicroCT to Characterize the 3D Deformed In Vivo Stent Geometry”. Great talk, Mark!
14 October 2017
Billy presents at SPUR Symposium
Billy presented his summer research entitled “Design and Construction of a Computer-Controlled Biaxial Testing Device for Vascular Tissue” at the SPUR Symposium. We enjoyed having you in the lab this summer, Billy!
22 July 2017
Lab hikes up to Donut Falls
The CVPM lab got out of the lab and enjoyed some of the beautiful outdoors that Utah has to offer.
16 May 2017
Billy Jeon joins CVPM lab for the summer
Billy has joined the CVPM lab for the summer as part of the Summer Program for Undergraduate Research (SPUR) at the U. Billy is visiting from Rice University where he is an undergraduate in the Department of Bioengineering. Welcome Billy!
5 May 2017
David Jiang awarded UROP award
David was award an Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP) award for the Summer 2017 semester on his project titled “Designing and Constructing a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compatible Physiologic Flow Circuit”. Congratulations David!
12 December 2016
The lab is growing by 3!
BIOEN Ph.D. student Kelly Smith and undergraduate students Dan Kim and Staurt Loertscher join the CVPM lab. Welcome Kelly, Dan, and Stuart!
18 October 2016
BIOEN undergraduate student David Jiang joins the CVPM lab
David is currently pursuing a Bachelors of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering at the U. Welcome David!
14 September 2016
BIOEN graduate student Mark Elliott joins the CVPM lab
Mark completed his B.S. in Electrical Engineering at Utah State University. Welcome Mark!
22 August 2016
Cardiovascular Pathomechanics Lab launches
The Cardiovascular Pathomechanics (CVPM) Laboratory official launches in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Utah.
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