BME Student Awards and Recognition in the News
- April 6, 2020
Three Tech Teams Among Winners in MIT COVID-19 Challenge Event
Three Georgia Tech interdisciplinary engineering student teams were among the four declared winners in their category at the MIT COVID-19 Challenge event held April 3-5. The online, virtual hackathon event attracted 1,500 people, creating 240 teams.
- January 29, 2020
Dakshitha Anandakumar Awarded Women in Technology Scholarship
Biomedical engineering graduate student receives scholarship award from Zonta International.
- January 23, 2020
Aaron Morris Selected as a TED Fellow
Biomedical engineer Aaron Morris, a Georgia Tech biomedical engineering alumnus class of 2012, has been selected as a TED Fellow, joining a class of 20 change-makers from around the world.
- December 2, 2019
Device that Reduces Risk of Aspiration Wins Biomedical Engineering Category at Capstone Design Expo
Winning BME team Bullseye developed a device to reduce risk of aspiration during upper gastrointestinal procedures.
- November 1, 2019
Three BME Students Named University Innovation Fellows
Three Georgia Tech biomedical engineering (BME) students are new members of the University Innovation Fellows (UIF) program, which trains and encourages students to be better leaders and bring new opportunities, creativity, and entrepreneurship to their campuses.
- October 2, 2019
Undergrads’ innovations earn prize money in annual biomedical engineering design competition
Two teams of students from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory won a chunk of prize money in the 2019 DEBUT (Design by Biomedical Undergraduate Teams) Challenge.
- September 20, 2019
Two Georgia Tech Teams Reach Finals of The Collegiate Inventors Competition
Two teams that include former Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech graduates have reached the finals of national Collegiate Inventors Competition.
- July 16, 2019
Soaring Like the Astronauts
Anna Romanov and Julia Woodall are winners of prestigious Astronaut Scholarships through the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF), which was created in 1984 by the six surviving Mercury 7 astronauts to help the United States retain a leadership position in technology and innovation by supporting the best and brightest scholars in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics – the STEM fields.
- May 3, 2019
Best Coulter Department Ph.D. candidate and postdoctoral seminar presenters
Devina Puri won in the Ph.D. candidate category. Her talk covered, “Single-cell Dynamics of Bacterial Biofilm Formation.” Jackson Hair, Ph.D., won in the postdoctoral category. His talk covered, “Motion-Compensation with Self-Navigation MRI.”
- May 1, 2019
Anagha Krishnan Among 24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space Award
The Mars Generation (TMG) announced its second class of 24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space Award winners. Among this year’s 2019 winners is Anagha Krishnan, a third-year biomedical engineering undergraduate student, from the Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering at Georgia Tech and Emory University.
- April 29, 2019
Two BME Students Win Goldwater Scholarships
Georgia Tech’s Lee-Kai Sun and Julia Woodall are 2019 recipients of the Barry Goldwater Scholarship.
- April 27, 2019
SecURO Takes First Place at Johns Hopkins University Healthcare Design Competition
SecURO and Libi Medical both made the finals in their respective divisions, or tracks, with SecURO winning first place, which earned them $4,000 prize and trophy.
- April 24, 2019
Tube Team Takes Top BME Capstone Honors
Winning the BME prize, and $1,000 was Tube Team, a trio of young women who developed a solution to organize IV catheter tubes to increase patient and medical staff safety during ICU transport. The winning students are Emily Dunford, Arielle Margulies, and Sarah Nixon.
- April 2, 2019
Georgia Tech BME Team Wins Highest Honor at Rice 360⁰ Design Competition
Team Libi Medical Won First Place and the People’s Choice Award.
- March 14, 2019
Ethos Medical Wins 2019 Georgia Tech InVenture Prize
Leading-edge medical device takes 1st place in 2019 Georgia Tech InVenture Prize.