News

June 2016: Professors Terry's and Borden's work on intraperitoneal microbubble oxygenation is featured in the "Times of India" and "The New Indian Express". Terry's and Manivannan's collaborative work on swallowable medical capsules also featured in "Times of India."

April 2016: 
Professor Terry receives the College of Engineering 2016 Tau Beta Pi Distinguished Teaching Award. Terry was chosen for the award by a vote of the College of Engineering student body.

March 2016:
Professor Terry is nomiated by Mortar Board as an outstanding professor for the month of March. Mortar Board is UNL's senior honor society dedicated to scholarship, leadership, and service.

July 2015: The work of Wanchuan Xie (One of Terry's Ph.D. students) is featured in UNL Today.

June 2015: Professors Terry, Borden, and Buesing win a National Institute of Health Exploratory Research Grant (R21) to further refine peritoneal oxygen microbubble therapy.

May 2015: The Terry Research Lab receives funding from UNL's Institute of Agricultural and Natural Resources (IANR) for three Ph.D. and three undergraduate students to research and develop an acre-sized plant phenotyping robot.  
 
April 2015: 
Professor Terry is awarded a Nebraska Research Initiative (NeRI) grant to develop peritoneal oxygen microbubble treatment for an acute respiratory distress (ARDS) rabbit model.

March 2015:
 Professor terry receives UNL's  College of Engineering Henry Y. Kleinkauf Family Distinguished New Faculty Teaching Award.

February 2015:
 Terry's DoD work with Dmitri Oleynikov and Shane Farritor featured by UNMC

January 2015:
DoD awards Dmitri Oleynikov and Co Investigators (including 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 peritoneal oxygen microbubble treatment for an acute respiratory distress (ARDS) rat model.

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.

April 2014:
* 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 2012Objet30 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.

November 2012: Professor Terry interviewed by UNMC's Center for Advanced Surgical Tool Design (CAST). Read the full interview.