Archive for Biomedical,Students

Four graduate students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering have received the Distinguished Graduate Student Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Anshu Narang-Siddarth, Brent Volk, Yongchul Shin and Jiamei Yu were recognized in the Excellence in Research-Do…


The Roger J. McNichols ’98 Memorial Scholarship in Biomedical Engineering has been established to honor the memory of the former student. McNichols, who maintained close ties with the department after earning his Ph.D. in 1998, passed away Dec. 3, 2012. Dr. Gerard Coté, head of the Department of B…


The formation of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University has been approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, announced Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering.  The new department will be jointly operated by the College…


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 11th overall  and sixth among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2014." The ranking is one place higher than in 2012, when the college ranked 12th overall. Individual programs…


The lobby of the Zachry Engineering Center was flooded with newly admitted incoming freshmen, high school juniors getting ready to apply next summer and K-12 prospective students and their families Feb. 16 at Aggieland Saturday. Approximately 1,500 students visited the Dwight Look College of E…


Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp today announced plans for Texas A&M University to grow engineering enrollment to 25,000 students by 2025.


Mary Beth Browning, a graduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Ethel Ashworth-Tsutsui Memorial Award for Research, presented by Women in Science and Engineering (WISE).Browning, who is advised by Assistant Professor Eli…


The 100 fastest-growing Aggie-owned or Aggie-led businesses in the world were recognized Oct. 26 at the 8th Annual Aggie 100 program, sponsored by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University. The Aggie 100 focuses on growth as an indicato…


From left to right, Andres Mejia, Mary Beth Browning, Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, and Nick Brennan   Three graduate students were honored with the inaugural Dwight Look College of Engineering Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Award at a banquet Oct. 11…


Biomedical Engineering graduate student Tony Akl (pictured on the right) and recent Ph.D. graduate Ryan Shelton won Outstanding Poster Awards at the 2012 Gordon Research Conference on Lasers in Medicine and Biology July 26. Started in 1965, the conference is one of the premier scientific meetings fo…


William Richardson, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received the  American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ Richard Skalak Award for best research paper of the year. Richardson’s article, “A Device to Study the Effects of Stretch Gradients on Cell Behavior,” was feat…


Esteban Carbajal, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded a 2012 Scholarship in Optics and Photonics by SPIE, the International Society for Optics and Photonics, for his potential contributions to the field of optics, photonics or related field. Esteban Carbajal is …


Poster winners and symposium chairs, left to right: Dr. Ken Meissner, Liang Lim, Sarah Ritter, Jennifer Burnett, Cory Olsovsky, Ricky Hennessy, Andrew Van and Dr. Kristen Maitland   The department of Biomedical Engineering hosted the inaugural BioMedOpTex Symposium and student workshop at Texas …


Pictured, left to right: Richard Lester (CNVE), Liu, Frank Raymond, Dr. Mark Lenox Biomedical engineering graduate student Qun Maxine Liu was awarded second place in the 11th Annual Raymond IDEAS Challenge during a ceremony hosted by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship (CNVE) at the Ma…


Elaheh Rahbar, a former graduate student in the Department of Biomedical engineering, received a 2012 Distinguished Graduate Student Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students in late April. The Association of Former Students presented the annual awards for exemplary eff…