WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 2018 ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE RESEARCH DAY!

Research Day Graduate Student Winners

POSTER
COMPETITION:

The overall winner of the poster competition was graduate student Shelby Buffington. The poster was titled “Enzymatically Triggered Shape Memory Polymers Expanding.” They were advised by Professor James Henderson.

The Biomedical and Chemical Engineering poster winner was Ph.D. student Plansky Hoang. The poster was titled “Generation of 3-Dimensional Cardiac Microchambers for Embryotoxicity Drug Screening.” They were advised by Professor Zhen Ma.

RESEARCH PITCH
COMPETITION:

Students had two minutes to show judges that their research addresses a challenging problem and has a significant potential application or impact.

First Place – Graduate student Huilin Ma with “How can we use computers to discover new antibiotics.” They were advised by Professor Shikha Nangia.

Second Place – Graduate student Plansky Hoang with “Can we ensure prescription safety for expecting mothers.” They were advised by Professor Zhen Ma.

Third Place – Graduate student Stephen Sawyer with “A scalable 3D printed model for bone tissue engineering.” They were advised by Professor Pranav Soman.

 

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