Congratulations Prof Aaron Streets, one of 22 early-career researchers joining the 2019 Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences! Streets will explore how obesity leads to unhealthy changes in the cellular, molecular and structural composition of adipose tissue.
BioE MEng alumni Thomas Galeon and Meryll Dindin, with CEE teammate Pierre-Louis Missler were recently featured by the Consumer Technology Association for their creation of AsTeR: a platform for collecting and prioritizing information to facilitate decision making during natural disasters.
Adam Arkin’s lab is working to determine what plants and organisms can be genetically engineered to function and grow into useful products in deep space. Check out Adam’s lab walkthrough video!
Professor Terry Johnson and MTM Director Moose O’Donnell joined other University of California faculty at the 2019 BioMedical Engineering Education Summit Meeting May 29-31. Sponsored by the BMES Council of Chairs, the summit evaluates the current state of educational approaches in BME and fosters progress and improvement that addresses future national challenges.
Congratulations to our 2019 undergraduate award winners: Kevin Godines, Departmental Citation, Brenda Yang, Chair’s Award in Bioengineering, and Cuong Luu. Bioengineering Service Award. Outstanding work by all!
Maria Artunduaga, MTM 2017, took home the $20,000 first prize in the 19th annual Big Bang! Business Competition at the University of California, Davis. Her company, Respira Labs, is developing a wearable device that uses acoustic sensors, data signal processing and artificial intelligence to predict and prevent chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) attacks.
Interdisciplinary MEng team Intellicare won the 2019 Fung Institute Mission Award , for their work on machine learning to fight alarm fatigue in hospitals. Bioengineers Thomas Galeon, Oskar Radermecker, Yixun Tan and Jessica Wu joined IEOR students Xudan Luo, Clement Ruin, Wei Tan, Jidapa Thanabhusest, and Sruthi Thomas, advised by professors Gabriel Gomes, Xiao Hu, and Michelle Pelter.
Learn more about the experience of this MEng capstone team, winner of the 2019 Most Innovative Project award. Yu-Shuo Chen, Kylua Chen, Matthew Kennedy, Paula Schultheiss, and Jesse Yang worked on “Exploring Post-Stroke Neural Recovery Via Exogenous Electromagnetic Field Therapy”, advised by professors Irina Conboy and Syed Hossainy
The Master of Engineering capstone team of Yu-Shuo Chen, Kylua Chen, Matthew Kennedy, Paula Schultheiss, and Jesse Yang, mentored by Bioengineering Professors Irina Conboy and Syed Hossainy, has won the 2019 Fung Institute Mission Award for Most Innovative Project.