Three Georgia Tech biomedical engineering (BME) students are new members of the University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program, which trains and encourages students to be better leaders and bring new opportunities, creativity, and entrepreneurship to their campuses.
Two teams of students from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory won a chunk of prize money in the 2019 DEBUT (Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams) Challenge.
Two teams that include former Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech graduates have reached the finals of national Collegiate Inventors Competition.
Anna Romanov and Julia Woodall are winners of prestigious Astronaut Scholarships through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), which was created in 1984 by the six surviving Mercury 7 astronauts to help the United States retain a leadership position in technology and innovation by supporting the best and brightest scholars in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – the STEM fields.
Devina Puri won in the Ph.D. candidate category. Her talk covered, “Single-cell Dynamics of Bacterial Biofilm Formation.” Jackson Hair, Ph.D., won in the postdoctoral category. His talk covered, “Motion-Compensation with Self-Navigation MRI.”
The Mars Generation (TMG) announced its second class of 24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space Award winners. Among this year’s 2019 winners is Anagha Krishnan, a third-year biomedical engineering undergraduate student, from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University.
Georgia Tech’s Lee-Kai Sun and Julia Woodall are 2019 recipients of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship.
SecURO and Libi Medical both made the finals in their respective divisions, or tracks, with SecURO winning first place, which earned them $4,000 prize and trophy.
Winning the BME prize, and $1,000 was Tube Team, a trio of young women who developed a solution to organize IV catheter tubes to increase patient and medical staff safety during ICU transport. The winning students are Emily Dunford, Arielle Margulies, and Sarah Nixon.
Team Libi Medical Won First Place and the People’s Choice Award.