BME winners of SEAS Student R&D Showcase

October 31, 2019

2019 R&D Showcase BME winners

Approximately 130 graduate and undergraduate students competed for nearly $40,000 in prizes in the 2019 SEAS Student R&D Showcase. The Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) congratulates our BME student and faculty mentor winners of the Showcase:


Department of Biomedical Engineering Winners
Graduate: “Bioresorbable Wireless Battery-Free Pacemaker for Electrical Stimulation of the Heart”
First Author: Rose Yin
Advisor: Dr. Igor Efimov


Undergraduate: “Ultrasound- Enhanced Ocular Drug Delivery for Treatment of Acanthamoeba Keratitis”
First Author: Bianca Karpinecz
Advisor: Dr. Vesna Zderic


Runner-up: “Probing the Integration between Three-Dimensional ‘Spark­Cell’ Spheroids and Human Cardiac Syncytia”
First Author: Christianne Chua
Advisors: Dr. Emilia Entcheva, Julie Han, and Weizhen Li