Inspiring Stories

A Passion for Children with Orthopaedic Disabilities

Dr. Gerald Harris is director of research of the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Engineering Center (OREC), a joint effort between the Medical College of Wisconsin and Marquette University. An accomplished and innovative researcher, his passion for more than 30 years has been the special needs of children with orthopaedic disabilities.

Human Powered Nebulizer to Treat Lung Diseases in Developing Countries

Dr. Lars Olson, Interim Chair of the Marquette University and Medical College of Wisconsin Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been working for the past decade to develop a human powered nebulizer (HPN) for use in impoverished countries where electricity is unreliable.

2016 Young Alumnus of the Year

Jason Schoen, a 2005 graduate with a bachelor of science in biomedical engineering, received the Young Alumnus of the Year Award after co-founding a Seattle-based medical device company, Cadence Biomedical. The company designs products and technology like the Kickstart Walking System, an exoskeleton device that helps patients regain mobility after neurological injuries.

2016 BME Entrepreneurial Award Winner

Mark Gehring is a serial entrepreneur with a thirst for innovation that has taken him through multiple business ventures since graduating with a bachelor of science degree in biomedical engineering in 1986. He was recently honored with the entrepreneurial award from the alumni association.

Innovation Knows No Age Limits

Dr. Andrew Greene, professor, has found exceptional success in developing programs that challenge students to think creatively to solve real-world biotechnology and bioengineering problems. In the fall of 2013, Dr. Greene worked with engineers Bonnie Freudinger and Brian Lanning, who served as mentors for two St. Thomas More High School Students, Heidi Golembiewski and Lauren Champeau, on a science fair project.

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