Biomedical Engineering e-News: Issue 1, 2016

Our Students are Awesome: New Awards

We have wonderfully talented students. Judge for yourself – we highlight three of our students who have recently won national awards based on their outstanding scholarship and unique research approaches.
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Two New Tenure Track Lines Added to the Department

This year, we are delighted to welcome to the department Jessica Kramer, Ph.D., from Stanford University, who is working on cell-surface engineering. We also welcome Lucas H. Timmins, Ph.D. from Emory University in Atlanta, who uses computational and experimental approaches to study the biomechanics of cardiovascular disease.
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Bioengineering Professors Receive New Funding

Our faculty members are winning awards as well. Two examples: Assistant professor Tara L. Deans was awarded both an NSF CAREER Award and the Office of Naval Research’s 2016 Young Investigator Award totaling more than $1 million. Meanwhile, professor Greg Clark has received awards from the NSF and DARPA totaling $5 million.
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