Archive for Biomedical,Students

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded fellowships through the Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) to four students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The 2017 awardees include (left to right) second-year doctoral student Paul Gordon and seni…


The Grand Challenge Scholars Program (GCSP) at Texas A&M University is a selective three-year program offered to sophomore students with the intent to attract, retain and graduate future leaders who are equipped to solve engineering grand challenges facing our society today and in the future. Wh…


Maria Troyanova-Wood, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Philanthropic Education Organization (PEO) Scholar Award for the 2017-18 academic year. Out of 738 nominees, Troyanova-Wood was selected to receive the $15,000 awar…


Mikayla Barry, senior biomedical engineering student at Texas A&M University, is a pioneer in more ways than one. As Texas A&M’s first Beckman scholarship winner and the first biomedical engineering student to be awarded a scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), she is n…


Individuals from the Texas A&M University College of Engineering recently completed a 10-week research for undergraduates (REU) program that was coordinated by the college of engineering and Penn State’s College of Engineering. The students and faculty members in the program spent five weeks at…


Hannah Pearce, a biomedical engineering student at Texas A&M University, was selected to participate in the Amgen Foundation’s prestigious Amgen Scholars Program. Pearce spent 10 weeks this summer conducting hands-on, cutting edge research at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).  P…


Three graduate students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized for their poster presentations at the 2016 Texas Biomaterials Day, hosted by The University of Texas at San Antonio.


Andrew Weems, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Whitaker International Fellowship.


Fueled by its focus on people, biomedical engineering is a discipline unlike any other, continuously improving the human condition across numerous areas of health care and poised to make an even greater impact in the near future, said Carl Knowlan.


Six students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University notched seven awards, including two first-place finishes, for their research presentations at the university’s annual Student Research Week (SRW) event.


Zhaokai Meng, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the 2016 Association of Former Students Distinguished Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research – Doctoral.


Haley Marks, graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been recognized for her work developing a handheld device that tests for trace levels of toxins in blood at this year’s 2016 Photonics West symposium in San Francisco.


Sujay Shankar, a junior at A&M Consolidated High School who is working with Assistant Professor Akhilesh Gaharwar of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been honored with several awards at the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival.


Drawing an analogy between antibiotic-resistant bacteria and the demolition of Kyle Field was apparently clever enough for Texas A&M University doctoral candidate Anthony Sperber to walk away with several titles, including overall winner, at this year’s Three-Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition.


Mikayla Barry and Kendal Ezell, undergraduate students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, each have been selected to represent the university in the prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship and Excellence in Education Program.