Student Meghana Krishnakumar writes about Professor Amy Herr’s research for the Sutardja Center for Entrepreneurship and Technology.
Archives for April 2017
Professor Kevin Healy has been elected the recipient of a Humboldt Research Award. This award is conferred in recognition of lifetime achievements in research by nomination from a peer. In addition, Healy is invited to carry out research projects of his choice in cooperation with specialist colleagues in Germany.
The bioengineering senior capstone design team of Matt Chan, Karthik Prasad, and Sara Sampson took 2nd place in the Global Health category of the Berkeley Big Ideas competition.
Two Bioengineering senior capstone design teams have received Honorable Mentions in the Hardware for Good category of the annual Berkeley Big Ideas competition.
The annual Bioengineering High School Competition, run by our Bioengineering Honor Society, featured a keynote speech by Professor Tejal Desai, BioE PhD alumna and Chair of the UCSF Department of Bioengineering & Therapeutic Sciences. Read more about the competition at the UCSF School of Pharmacy.
A team of BioE Master of Engineering students is working on aging and rejuvenation in the Conboy Lab.
The capstone team of Darya Fadavi, Jeffrey Feng, and Noreen Wauford was one of only three teams to win Accelerator Awards in the UCSF Surgical Innovations Shark Tank event. They will receive $25,000 in seed funding plus engineering and development support to advance their project, “Quantitative Assessment of Degree & Spatial Extent of Pain Nerve Block.” They were the only winning team with student members, and co-presented with their UCSF mentors, Professors Matthew Haight and Merlin Larson.
Bioengineering Master of Engineering students are developing a revolutionary breast cream to help mothers continue breastfeeding their newborn children.