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Louisiana Tech's Biomedical Engineering Program (2011)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2011-07-08

Duration: 00:06:18

Subjects: Louisiana Tech University | HIGHER EDUCATION | Scientific research | Science | Health | Biomedical engineering


  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Yancey, Allegra Nevils Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Reis, Louis Interviewee
  • Guilbeau, Eric Interviewee
  • Napper, Stan Interviewee


This segment from the July 8, 2011, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features producer Allegra Nevils Yancey’s report on the work of the nationally acclaimed Biomedical Engineering program at Louisiana Tech University in Ruston. Yancey interviews: Louis Reis, a graduate student, on his research and his decision to attend Louisiana Tech; Dr. Eric Guilbeau, the program director, on the field of biomedical engineering, the medical devices produced by the industry, and their research into biocontrol systems; and Dr. Stan Napper, the Dean of the College of Engineering and Science, on the history of the program. Host: Shauna Sanford