January 2015: DoD awards Professor Terry two follow-on years (as co-investigator) to research a medical robotic telestration system.
November 2014: Professor Terry receives a University of Nebraska Lincoln Bioengineering Seed grant to develop an acute respiratory distress (ARDS) rat model for peritoneal oxygen microbubble treatment.
September 2014: Professor Terry receives a NASA grant to research an alternative therapy for acute respiratory distress in space.
August 2014: The TRL helps UNL's engineering college procure and install the premier polyjet 3D printing technology: Stratasys' Objet500 Connex3.
July 2014: The TRL's microgravity reserach is highlighted by the Nebraska Society of Professional Engineers. View the article here.
May 2014: The TRL's microgravity research is highlighted by the Lincoln Journal Star.
* Professor Terry is awarded a DoD grant (as a co-investigator) to research a medical robot telestration system.
* The TRL's microgravity research is highlighted by the BIG10.
March 2014: New minor in robotics engineering is rolled out. Professor Terry is the chair of this exciting new program.
February 2014: The TRL's research is the focus of this year's microgravity team.
January 2014: Professor Terry's collaborative work with Professor Mark Borden at the University of Colorado-Boulder is featured on UNL today. The work demonstrates the effectiveness of whole-body oxygenation via the oxygen microbubble perfusion of the peritoneal cavity.
December 2013: TRL Research Assistant Piotr Slawinski's proposal is accepted by NASA's Flight Opportunities Program. Congratulations, Piotr! He will lead a team of undergraduates in designing and flying the TRL's GI biomechanics simulator in micro gravity aboard the G-FORCE ONE, a modified Boeing 727-200.
November 2013: CAST collaborators at UNMC feature TRL principal investigator Professor Benjamin Terry in their latest newsletter.
October 2013: The TRL expands its physical work space. We now have 1,250 sq ft of lab space, with occupied GRA work areas.
September 2013: The TRL welcomes new PhD Graduate Research Assistants: Wanchuan Xie, Pengbo Li, and Hossein Dehqani.
August 2013: IBL Research Assistant Piotr Slawinski wins NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship to research and develop a bench-top GI biomechanical simulator.
July 2013: Patent application filed: "Robotic capsule endoscope for minimally invasive surgical procedures, micro-patterned treads for friction enhancement of a robotic capsule endoscope in a biological environment, and process for fabrication of micro-treads".
June 2013: IBL Research Assistant Piotr Slawinski named a finalist for the NASA Nebraska Space Grant Fellowship.
May 2013: Nathan Legband joins the IBL as a PhD Research Assistant. He will coninue his work on the "Living Without Breathing" project.
April 2013: Provisional patent filed by NUtech ventures for Co PIs Benjamin Terry and Mark Borden: "Living Without Breathing".
March 2013: Piotr Slawinski, Alfred Tsubaki, and Alex Drozda all win UCARE Fellowships for the 2013/2014 academic year.
February 2013: Provisional patent filed by NUtech ventures for PI Benjamin Terry: "Intuitive Sensor Implantation System".
December 2012: Professor Terry featured in UNMC's Center for Advanced Surgical Tool Design (CAST) December newsletter.
November 2012: The NASA Nebraska Space Grant & EPSCoR office has awarded Professor Terry a grant to develop a noninvasive, deep gastrointestinal biosensor and implanter.
November 2012: Objet30 Pro 3D printer online.
November 2012: Congratulations to IBL research assistant Piotr Slawinski who became a naturalized citizen of the United States today! Our country is fortunate to have such an outstanding individual as one of its newest citizens.