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Upcoming Events

Apr 24: Young Alumni Networking Panel
Apr. 26-27: USASEF


Dec 2013: Our chapter was awarded a student chapter grant by SFB! We will be using the award money to fund our upcoming trip to the USA Science and Engineering Festival in April.

Apr 2013: Our chapter's project "Biomaterials Design for Tissue Engineering Through Hydrogels" won 3rd place at the 2013 SFB Biomaterials Education Challenge!

Upcoming Events

Young Alumni Networking Panel

Thursday, April 24th | 6:30 PM | CEPSR 750

Please come join current grad students and young alumni at our Young Alumni Networking Panel on Thursday, April 24th, at 6:30 pm in CEPSR 750! There will be an informal Q&A session followed by networking and refreshments with recent grads in BME and other Engineering departments. Come get your questions answered about what it's like to go into a number of different industry positions following graduation, and meet some new people working in the area! Register here.

Recent Events

Industry Career Discussion with Stryker Orthopaedics

April 10, 2014

Our chapter hosted engineers Dr. Zongtao Zhang, Dr. Naomi Murray, and Walter Schmidt from Stryker Orthopaedics. The speakers discussed how modeling and simulation is used to evaluate orthopaedic implant structural performance, biomaterial use and how Stryker is utilizing additive manufacturing processes in implant design, as well as career opportunities in industry. We were joined by undergraduate and graduate students in Applied Physics and Applied Math, Biochemistry, Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering & Operations Research, Mechanical Engineering

Engineering Exploration Experience

March 29, 2014

In collaboration with the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), our chapter hosted 18 young women scientists and engineers who participated in interactive demonstrations on tissue engineering, histology and confocal microscopy.

Roundtable Discussion with Health Science Communications

March 4, 2014

Our chapter hosted an informal roundtable discussion with Kenneth Ng, PhD, MSCTI and Evelyn Yao, PhD from Health Science Communications. Dr. Ng and Dr. Yao discussed the transition from academia to health communications with graduate students in Applied Physics and Applied Math, Biochemistry, Biological Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, and Pharmacology

Science Fair at Dual Language Middle School

January - February 2014

From January 6th through 16th, our chapter hosted 7th and 8th graders from Dual Language Middle School and worked with them to design and carry out experiments for their annual science fair projects. SFB members also volunteered as judges at the DLMS Science Fair in February.

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