Department of Biomedical Engineering

Student Awards 2019

 

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

 

 Award News

 2019 Stryker Team Challange

stryker19

The 2019 Stryker Team consisted of Jesse Jacobusse, Braeden Rai, Dairion Hartshorn and Malary Hiney


2019 Departmental Scholar:  Alex Oliver

departmentscholar

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.


2019 Michael R Neuman Award in Biomedical Engineering:  Emil Johnson (Honorable Mention to Lea Morath)

neumanaward

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.


2019 Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Leadership Award:  Kaylee Meyers and Lydia Kugler

leadershipaward

 

The Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Leadership Award is presented to two undergraduate students, majoring in Biomedical Engineering, who exemplifies a dedication to learning and a commitment to the Biomedical Engineering Department and University.


2019 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award: Sarah Wayward  

undergradresearchaward

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


Graduate Teaching Assistant of the Year:  Brad Nelson

gtaofthe year

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.


2019 Graduate Research Excellence Award: Roger Guillory and David Rosen (PhD); Elizabeth Bloch (Masters)

phd research excellence

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.


masters research excellence

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.


2019 Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Classmate:  4th year student - Emily Weidensee, 3rd year student - Melanie Thomas, 2nd year student - Kaylee Meyers, 1st year student - Laura Lyons (not pictured)

outstanding bme classmate

 The Outstanding Biomedical Engineering Classmate Award is 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 was chosen by our Biomedical Engineering Undergraduate students.


Other Recognition

Senior Design 2nd place innovation award

Design Expo Innovation Award - 2nd Place, Team 11 Universal Driver Gear Train:  Ethan O'Driscoll (not pictured), Yolanda Anderson, Heather Marker (not pictured), Ryan Connolly


Design Expo Innovation Award - 3rd Place, Team 12 Transcatheter Single Ventricle Device:  Chad Cannon, Lauren Sandy, Sonja Welch, Lauren Markham


Senior Design Image Award

Design Expo Image Contest - 2nd place, Team 5 Full Flexion Knee (3D Scanning of Tibial Insert):  Marianne Preston (not pictured), Emily Weidensee, Nehemiah McIntyre (not pictured), Jack Hendrick, Chelsie Tischer


Presidents Award for Leadership

2019 Presidents Award for Leadership:  Jack Hendrick