Spring 2023 | Issue 4 | March 17

Dr. Sajja Earns 2023 NSF Career Award

Dr. Aaryani Tipirneni-Sajja, Biomedical Engineering, received the 2023 National Science Foundation Career Award for “Open-Access, Real-Time High-Throughput Metabolomics for High Field and Benchtop NMR for Biological Injury.”


Herff to Hold Town Hall Meetings


Grant Writing 101 Seminar

Please join the College of Arts and Sciences, Herff College of Engineering, College of Education, and Division of Research and Innovation for the 2022-23 Research Leadership Professional Development Series.
The March series will be a nuts & bolts workshop focused on identifying funding opportunities and developing competitive proposals.
Hosted by 
Dr. J. Elliot Casal, Assistant Professor of English 
Dr. William Duffy, Associate Professor of English 
Dr. Erin Nelson, Associate Professor of Public and Nonprofit Administration and Associate Director of the Institute for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership 
Dr. Leah Windsor, Associate Professor of English)

This workshop will be held March 20 from 2 to 3 pm in UC 340B (Memphis B).

CyberCorps Scholarship for Service

The federal government is paying for cybersecurity degrees!

CyberCorps SFS is a unique program designed to increase and strengthen the cadre of federal information assurance professionals that protect the government’s critical information infrastructure.

Scholarship Details

  • All tuition and education related fees paid
  • Up to 3 years of support for undergraduate and graduate (MS or PhD) education
  • Academic year stipends of $25,000 for undergraduate students and $34,000 for graduate students
  • Professional allowance of $6,000 for SFS Job Fair and other travel, professional certification, etc.
  • Summer internships
  • Post graduation government service requirement for a period equivalent to length of scholarship


  • U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • Full-time student with a commitment for a career in cybersecurity
Deadline to Apply

2023 Fall and 2024 Spring Cohort Applications (one round of applications):

February 1 to April 15, 2023


Go to Tiger Scholarship Manager
Select CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service.


AutoID Lab open house scheduled

Dr. Kevin Berisso, Engineering Technology, and the The AutoID Lab will be hosting an open house to celebrate their move to a new location at 4055 South Park Loop (Building 29). The event will be held Thursday, March 30 from 12 to 5 p.m.

During the open house, visitors will have the opportunity to hear about research Dr. Berisso is conducting with GS1, meet student researchers and learn how barcodes and RFID can be used to their advantage. 
Map showing the location of 4055 South Park Loop (Building 29) on the Park Avenue campus
Dr. Kevin Berisso explains his barcode and RFID research to Congressman Mark Green, Tennessee's 17th district. Congressman Green toured the new AutoID lab on the Park Avenue campus. 

Joint Graduate Program in Biomedical Engineering presents a Women's History Month Seminar

How to be an Authentic Ally in the STEM Workforce

Friday, March 17, 2023
3 to 4:30 PM
203 Engineering Administration (Auditorium)
Zoom Link
Meeting ID: 822 6557 7754
Passcode: 530667 

Opening Remarks & Moderation

Samantha Hall, Alliance for Women Engineers of Color
Niresha Wanigasekara, Alliance for Women Engineers of Color


Samer Abdulahi, Senior Project Manager at Stryker
Shunji Q Brown-Woods, Ed.D., MHA, Vice President, Integration Management Corporate Development at Smith & Nephew
Mallory Gullett, Quality Engineer II at Smith & Nephew
Shawn McGinley, Senior Director, R&D Foot & Ankle at Stryker

Construction Management Lecture

Class: Construction Engineering
Topic/Delivery: Project Closeout
Company: Grinder, Taber & Grinder
Monday, April 10, 2023
5:30 to 6:55 p.m.
EA 102D

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