Student Awards 2022

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

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2022 Graduating Scholar: Laura De Marchi

Laura De Marchi

Awarded to an undergraduate senior 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.

2022 Faculty BME Leadership Award: Pavitra Attanayake

Pavitra Attanayake

Awarded to an undergraduate majoring in Biomedical engineering (Sophomore-Senior status) who exemplifies a dedication to learning and a commitment to the BME department and University.

2022 Michael R. Neuman Award in Biomedical Engineering: Nick Niemi

Nick Niemi

Presented to an undergraduate student (Sophomore-Senior status) who has shown an exceptional interest and made contributions in a research or teaching laboratory while demonstrating experimental skills that are essential in engineering and basic sciences.

2022 Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award: Hannah Loughlin

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

Madeline English

Honorable Mention

Madeline English

2022 Graduate Research Excellence Award (1 Masters award, 1 PhD Award)

Presented to graduate students who have 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.

Zonghan Lyu

MS: Zonghan Lyu

Brennan Vogl

PhD: Brennan Vogl

2022 Outstanding Biomedical Engineering 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.

Jared Martini

4th Year Student: Jared Martini

Honorable Mentions

Caleigh Dunn, Taylor Kunath, Alexia Nelson, Lydia Ragel Wilson, Abraham Raskind

Kathleen Heusser

3rd Year Student: Kathleen Heusser

Honorable Mention

Kristin King

Other Recognition

2022 Undergraduate Research Symposium

Honorable Mention

Characterization of the Focused Ultrasound Effect on Active Agent Release Behavior from Fibrin Composite Hydrogels for Tendon Repair
Ayodotun Aluko