Joint departments of biomedical engineering at NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill and bridging academic and research cultures

NCSU AND UNC-CHAPEL HILL PROFESSOR TROY NAGLE TO DISCUSS THE JOINT DEPARTMENT OF BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING AT OCTOBER RESEARCH DIRECTORS MEETING

The Research Triangle Park, N.C. - The Triangle Area Research Directors Council (TARDC) has announced that Dr. Troy Nagle, Professor of Biomedical Engineering at NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill, will be the keynote speaker at next week's TARDC event, to be held at The Research Triangle Park's Headquarters building. Dr. Nagle will speak on the joint departments of biomedical engineering at NCSU and UNC-Chapel Hill and bridging academic and research cultures.

Dr. Nagle is Professor of Biomedical Engineering at UNC & NCSU, and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at NCSU. He was the Founding Chair of the UNC-NCSU Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering. He is Director of the NCSU-UNC Graduate Certificate Program in Medical Devices, and Director of the NCSU Biomedical Instrumentation Laboratory, a facility for prototyping medical devices.

Dr. Nagle is widely published in data acquisition and signal processing, is coauthor of textbooks in digital logic design and digital control systems, and co-edited a handbook on machine olfaction. In recent years, he has developed an electronic nose prototype and experimented with its use in food processing, environmental monitoring, and medical diagnostics. Dr. Nagle received the BSEE and MSEE degrees from the University of Alabama, the PhD degree (Electrical Engineering) from Auburn University, and the MD degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He is a Fellow of IEEE and AIMBE. He served as IEEE President in 1994. He is currently Vice President for Conferences of the IEEE Sensors Council. He is a registered professional engineer.

Dr. Nagle's speech is scheduled for this coming Tuesday, October 20, at 12 PM. The luncheon will be held at the RTP Headquarters at 12 Davis Drive. Reservations include a fee and may be made by sending an email to: tardc@rtp.org.

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