May 27, 2008 Assistant Professors of Bioengineering Sanjay Kumar, Seung-Wuk Lee and Mohammad Mofrad have been granted 2008 awards from the Hellman Family Faculty Fund. Created by a generous gift from distinguished alumnus F. Warren Hellman, the Hellman Family Faculty Fund awards research grants to junior faculty who have shown a promise of great distinction.
Archives for May 2008
May 16, 2008 Wow! Our very own Widya Mulyasasmita and Tim Fei were awarded the two highest honors given to engineering undergraduates! Widya won the 2008 Bechtel Achievement Award, which is given to a senior with outstanding scholastic achievement and service to the College, campus and community.
May 15, 2008 Bioengineering professor and faculty senior scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Thomas F. Budinger was elected to a four-year term as home secretary of the National Academy of Engineering. Budinger, who was elected to the NAE in 1996, will oversee the Academy’s membership activities.
May 15, 2008 The CellScope, a project of Bioengineering students let by Associate Professor Dan Fletcher, BioE Ph.D. candidates David Breslauer and Wilbur Lam and BioE alum Robi Maamari, has been picked up by news media across the country.
May, 2008 – BioE alumnus Bingyune Chen was featured in Innovations for his work in Dr. Rempel’s Ergonomics Lab, where he is doing research to determine how weight affects the speed, accuracy and ease of use of a computer mouse. This research will hopefully prevent thousands of computer-related injuries over time.