UBME participates in SB3C

The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) was well represented at the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference (SB3C) held this past June in Chesapeake Bay, MD. SB3C is the preeminent conference for the biomechanics field and features high-impact science delivered in a student-friendly environment designed to promote networking amongst colleagues.

BME, the Department of Mechanical Engineering, and the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute were co-Premier Sponsors for this year’s conference.

A central element of SB3C is the competitive Student Paper Competition, where the top abstracts are presented by students at the PhD, MS, and BS-levels. BME PhD students Greg Boiczyk (Monson lab), Allen Lin (Weiss lab), and Emma Luke (Weiss lab) and MS student, Alex Allan (Weiss lab), were all finalists in their respective competitions.

Congratulations to Alex who won 1st place in the Musculoskeletal and Cardiovascular Mechanics session!

Other BME students that presented at the conference included Elliott Hurd (Timmins lab), David Jiang (Timmins lab), Steven LaBelle (Weiss lab), Payton Thomas (Bidone lab), and Rebecca Zitnay (Mendoza lab). In addition, Caleb Berggren (Timmins lab) was elected as Chair of the ASME-Bioengineering Division Student Leadership Committee.

Profs. Timmins and Weiss entertained conference attendees as members of the rock band BEDrock, which is comprised of talented colleagues from the ASME Bioengineering Division, that played one evening. We look forward to another strong showing by BME at next year’s conference in Vail, CO.