Alumni-founded startup Knox Medical has completed their incubation period at the Indie Bio accelerator and is moving out into the world. Check out CEO Charvi Shetty’s presentation at Demo Day.
Knox Medical Diagnostics, founded by BioE alumna Charvi Shetty, has been awarded an NSF Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I grant for their child-friendly asthma home monitoring system.
Recent BioE PhD Augusto Tentori has been awarded a prestigious Ford Foundation Fellowship for postdoctoral study. Only 21 scholars in the country were granted postdoctoral fellowships this year. Tentori received his Ph.D. in 2015 for work in Professor Amy Herr’s lab, and is now a researcher at MIT.
Check out this great interview with PhD alum and Bolt Threads founder David Breslauer at SXSW!
Bioengineering research has a personal connection for alumna Adeeti Ullal.
BioE alumna Shilpi Mathrani talks about her experience in UC Berkeley’s Bio-Manufacturing to Market program in this feature story.
BioE alumnus Connor Landgraf (BS 2013, MEng 2014) has been awarded the 2016 Mark Bingham Award for Excellence in Achievement By Young Alumni!
Bioengineering alumnus Dino Di Carlo, (B.S. 2002, Ph.D. 2006), has been named the 2016 Outstanding Young Investigator by the Materials Research Society. He is currently a professor in the department of bioengineering at UCLA. His award winning research, Microstructured Materials for Cell Analysis and Regeneration, will be presented at the 2016 MRS Spring Meeting and Exhibit on Thursday, March 31 at UCLA.
The Eko Core digital stethoscope, created by a startup founded by BioE alum Connor Landgraf with three other UC Berkeley graduates, has made Time magazine’s list of “25 Best Inventions of 2015.”