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"Encounter with the Pioneers" Continuing Workshop

Topic: New Frontier Robotics Surgery
: Thursday, April 26th, 2012 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Place: Benson Parlor B (Map)

Invited Speaker
  • Dave_RosaDave Rosa, Sr VP, Intuitive Surgical

     David J. Rosa joined Intuitive Surgical in March 1996 and has held leadership positions in engineering, clinical development, marketing and product development. In 2011, Mr. Rosa was promoted to the position of Senior Vice President, Emerging Procedures & Technology. Prior to joining Intuitive, Mr. Rosa contributed to the development of trans-esophageal transducers for Acuson Corporation. Mr. Rosa graduated magna cum laude with a BSME from California Polytechnic University at San Luis Obispo. He also holds a MSME from Stanford University.



SCU Medical Device Innovation Workshop

"Encounter with the Pioneers of the Medical Device Industry"

SCU Bioengineering is proud to present an evening of experience and knowledge that will inspire innovation in the Medical Device Industry.

When: Thursday, October 20th, 2011 5:00 - 7:30 PM
Place: Arts & Sciences, Weigand Room (Map)

Organizing Committee:

  • Gerardo Noriega co-chair
  • Carl Simpson co-chair - Alumni
  • Yuling Yan, SCU Bioengineering
Cost: Free SCU Students and Faculty
: Create awareness in the community about SCU Bioengineering Program and the advantages that the program offers from the Technical Innovation/Business point of view
Registration Starts
: 5:00 – 6:00 pm, snacks and drinks will be provided.
School of Engineering, SCU
Opening Remarks:
SCU BioEngineering Program Director - Yuling Yan
Invited Speakers


Bioengineering Applications in Performing Arts and Entertainment Industry Conference (BAIPAEIC)

April 22-23, 2011


500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara University
Santa Clara
CA 95053-0341
Held at Center for Performing Arts: Music Recital Hall

The Division of Bioengineering of Santa Clara University's School of Engineering (, together with Pacific Voice and Speech Foundation ( of San Francisco, CA, announces Bioengineering Applications in Performing Arts and Entertainment Industry Conference (BAIPAEIC) to be held April 22-23, 2011 at Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, California, USA. This conference is held together with the XIX Annual Pacific Voice Conference. (

Bioengineering Blog

September 4, 2009

Yuling Yan (Bioengineering) and her co-authors have a paper "Acoustic and High-speed Digital Imaging Based Analysis of Pathological Voice Contributes to Better Understanding and Differential Diagnosis of Neurological Dysphonias and of Mimicking Phonatory Disorders" accepted to the Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conf. Int. Speech Communication Association held in Brighton, UK, Sept. 6-10.

June 12, 2009

Congratulations to Yuling Yan: SCU's Board of Trustees voted to approve the Bioengineering major.

June 5, 2009

Yuling Yan (bioengineering) and Godfrey presented the Bioengineering Program to the Academic Affairs Committee for the Board of Trustees for their approval.

May 29, 2009

Yuling Yan (bioengineering) and Mohammad Ayoubi (mechanical engineering) were inducted as Eminent Engineers and 34 engineering students also accepted the Obligation of an Engineer during the School of Engineering's 23rd annual Order of the Engineer ceremony held this week.

May 15, 2009

Yuling Yan (Bioengineering) and her co-author have a paper "Implementation of a Virtual Laryngoscope System Using Efficient Reconstruction Algorithms" accepted to publish in Medical Science Monitor, a peer-reviewed International Medical Journal for Experimental and Clinical Research.

April 16, 2009

Bioengineering – the proposal for a new BS degree in Bioengineering, which was submitted to the SCU Academic Affairs Committee for review this January, is now approved by the Provost. Yuling Yan will be presenting the proposal to the AAC of the board of trustees in June.

March 27, 2009

Bioengineering has received a commitment of $200,000 in funding (to be received in December) supporting laboratory and equipment needs through the generosity of the Fletcher Jones Foundation. Thanks to Margaret McCarthy (development) for soliciting this donation.

March 20, 2009

Yuling Yan (bioengineering) is one of the three investigators in a multi-investigator proposal "High-contrast imaging of single molecules in live cells" recently awarded by the NIH (National Institute of Health) for a 4-year funding period (2009.4~2013.3). She is receiving a total funding of $220,842.

Feb. 28, 2009

Yuling Yan (Bioengineering), as an invited faculty speaker, attended the XVII Annual PVSF (Pacific Voice and Speech Foundation)/ UCLA Voice Conference on Neurological Voice Disorders: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Outcomes, which was held on UCLA campus during Feb. 27-28. The title of her presentation was "Acoustic and imaging-based analysis of voice contributes to the understanding and differential diagnosis of neurological dysphonia and mimicking disorders".

Nov. 13, 2008

Yuling Yan with colleagues from Berkeley and Wisconsin has published a paper in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS).