Biomedical Engineering Students Sweep Research Awards
The University of Memphis Biomedical Engineering students sweep awards in the engineering/science
categories at the 25th Annual Student Research Forum. The University of Memphis Student
Research Forum, open only to students enrolled at the University of Memphis, is an
annual event which showcases the diverse research of undergraduate and graduate students.
The purpose is to provide a venue for students matriculating at the University of
Memphis to present their research to a panel of faculty judges in their respective
disciplines. This forum enables students to develop their presentation skills and
present their research in a formal, supportive environment. The event was hosted by
the Graduate School, Graduate Student Associate, and the Helen Hardin Honors Program.
The students who were recognized include:
- Undergraduate student, Hummad Tasneem, (Advisor E. Roan) for the project Comparison of fixation strength of adhesives and
sutures with mesh on abdominal wall
- Undergraduate student, Monica Rawson, (Advisor J. Jennings) for the project Biocompatibility of cis-2 decenoic acid with
- Graduate student, Greggory Kisiel, (Advisor E. Lindner) for the project Competitive immunoassay for creatine kinase
MB: SPR-based assay optimization
- Graduate student, Alex Maclin, (Advisor: E. Lindner) for tAn improved capillary-based optical pH sensor with optimized
pH-sensitive nanocapsules immobilized in a hydrogel matrix.