Archive for Biomedical,Students

On June 2, biomedical engineering graduate students Alex Abraham, Esteban Carbajal, Joel Bixler and Dustin Ritter (pictured left to right) joined hundreds of other cyclists for the 8th annual Texas 4000 Atlas Ride for Cancer. The Texas 4000 For Cancer is the longest annual charity bike ride in th…


The National Science Foundation has awarded three-year graduate fellowships to several Texas A&M University engineering students. Students annually receive up to $10,500 for tuition and fees to the school of their choice, plus a $30,000 stipend for living expenses. The NSF Graduate Fellowships …


Tony Akl, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the 17th Annual George W. Kunze Prize during a ceremony sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies April 24.(Pictured: Tony Akl, center, accepts Kunze award from Dr. Karen Butler-Purry, associate provost for gradua…


The May 2012 issue of Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics features Dr. Duncan Maitland’s shape memory polymer foams on the journal’s cover and publication of the article, “Ultra low density and highly crosslinked biocompatible shape memory polyurethane foams” (Singhal et al., May 2012…


Brennan Bailey, a Ph.D. candidate in materials science and engineering, has received an award to attend the International Conference of Young Researchers (ICYRAM) in Singapore July 1-6. She will present her work, “Manipulating Properties of PEG-DA Hydrogels for Enhanced Tissue Engineering Outcome…


The Texas A&M University System, Texas A&M University and Dwight Look College of Engineering will celebrate the dedication of its newest building, the Emerging Technologies Building, Friday (April 13) at 2 p.m. Making remarks during the ceremony will be Board of Regents Chairman Richard A…


Texas A&M Engineering's graduate program ranked 12th overall  and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, "America's Best Graduate Schools 2013." The ranking is one place higher than in 2011, when the college ranked 13th overall. Individual programs…


The Dwight Look College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored eight students with its Craig C. Brown Outstanding Senior Engineering Award during a banquet at Miramont Country Club in Bryan. Seniors Chibueze Amanchukwu, Oscar Carrasco-Zevallos, Diganto Choudhury, Haley Helweg, Nate Me…


Tony Akl (pictured on the right) and Ryan Shelton, both Ph.D. students in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, have been selected to receive a scholarship from the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). The society awards scholarships to recipients based on their potential cont…


The student chapter of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) has announced the Faculty and Staff of the Year Awards. Recognized during the organization's annual "Picnic with the Profs," the BMES officers recognized Dr. Javier Jo (pictured on the left) as the recipient of the faculty award and …


Alex Abraham, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recently awarded a fellowship to attend an NSF short course in Houston. The course, “Cancer Nanotechnology: Analysis, imaging, and treatment over multiple scales,” was held June 7-9 at the Methodist Hospital Research Ins…


The Department of Biomedical Engineering has announced the recipients of its 2011-12 undergraduate scholarships. These scholarships, which are awarded on an annual and competitive basis, are given to upper-level biomedical engineering students who have a minimum cumulative GPR of 3.25.“We had an ex…


William Richardson, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was selected as the recipient of the 2011 Texas Engineering Foundation (TEF) Graduate Student Scholarship. Richardson was selected to represent the Dwight Look College of Engineering based on his impressive academic …