Department of Biomedical Engineering

Student Awards 2018

Each year the departmental faculty nominate and select excellent graduate and undergraduate students to receive awards for their academic, research and community excellence.

Awards News

 2018 Stryker Team Challenge

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The 2018 Stryker Team consisting of Emil Johnson, Melanie Thomas, Nicholas Turowski (not shown) and Becky Daniels (not shown)


2018 Departmental Scholar:  Holly Eyrich

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Awarded to a student majoring in Biomedical Engineering, who best represents academic achievement in our department. This student is considered excellent, not only academically, but also for participation in research activity, intellectual curiosity, creativity, and communication skills.


2018 Michael R Neuman Award in Biomedical Engineering:  Cassidy Sheffield and Hannah Cunningham

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Awarded to an undergraduate student who has shown an exceptional interest and made a substantial contribution in a research or teaching laboratory while demonstrating the experimental skills that are essential in engineering and basic science.


2018 Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Award:  Elizabeth Bloch

Presented to an undergraduate student, majoring in Biomedical Engineering, who exemplifies a dedication to learning and a commitment to the Biomedical Engineering Department and University.


2018 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award:  David Ross

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Presented to an undergraduate student who has significant research accomplishments, including presentations at conferences or co-authorship of publications.


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Honorable Mention:  Jennifer Hannon


2018 Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year:  Maria Kwesiga

 

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Awarded to a teaching assistant who has gone above and beyond in their teaching service. This award honors a GTA who has demonstrated exceptional service to Michigan Tech’s Biomedical Engineering undergraduates.


2018 Graduate Research Excellence Award:  Ameya Narkar (PhD) and Daniel Radke (Masters)

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PhD

Presented to a Biomedical Engineering graduate student who has demonstrated independence, creativity, and significant productivity in their graduate research with high standards in professionalism, scientific ethics, and contributions to the Michigan Tech Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program.


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 Masters

Presented to a Biomedical Engineering graduate student who has demonstrated independence, creativity, and significant productivity in their graduate research with high standards in professionalism, scientific ethics, and contributions to the Michigan Tech Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program.


2018 Outstanding Leadership Award:  Carly Joseph

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Presented to an outstanding undergraduate student, based on a combination of outstanding scholastic achievement, demonstrated leadership on campus and volunteer work in the community. This award recipient is selected by the Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate Students


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Honorable Mention: Jennie Baker, Sterling Korstad, and Katie Gingras (not shown in photo)