Biomedical engineering graduate student named Lawrence Scholar

Pooja Singhal, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has officially accepted a Lawrence Scholar Award from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL).The Lawrence Scholar Program (LSP) funds students to work as a collaboration between a LLNL scientist and a faculty member of any California-based university and, because of consortium ties, Texas A&M. Singhal will be working with LLNL's Tom Wilson and Texas A&M's Duncan Maitalnd.The LSP award is highly competitive, open only to students from California's Ph.D.-granting universities and Texas A&M University, and Singhal's application scored in the top three. The award includes about $50,000 a year for up to four years.More about the LSP can be found at