Biomedical Engineers Earn Recognition from Colleagues

April 30, 2012

Biomedical Engineers Earn Recognition from ColleaguesEach year, the Department recognizes students and faculty who’ve achieved notable success in scholarship, research and teaching. At this year’s ceremony, we honored:

Award Recipient (s)
Kenneth H. Kuhn, Sr. Memorial Award:
Presented to the Senior Team with the highest score, as evaluated by a panel of judges.
“Team Laminar Flow”
Atman Dave
Matt Gianetti
Kristina Farragut
Lee Murfee, Advisor
Alpha Eta Mu Beta Outstanding Student:
Awarded to a junior in Biomedical Engineering based on Outstanding Scholarship.
Aubrey Kraft
Nissim Nathan Cohen Award:
Presented to the graduating senior in Biomedical Engineering who has contributed most to his class, to his school, and to the profession of Biomedical Engineering.
Molly Kelly-Goss
Tulane Biomedical Engineering Society Scholarship Award:
Presented to the biomedical engineering senior with the highest scholastic average.
Matt Gianetti
Joyous and William C. Van Buskirk Graduate Student Fellowship:
Named in honor of the Founding Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering and his wife.  The award is generally for a BS-MS student who is entering the fifth year of study.
Elliott Neal
Graduate Student Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award:
Honors outstanding service as a Teaching Assistant in Biomedical Engineering, based on a vote of undergraduate students in Biomedical Engineering.
Carol Chen
Graduate Student Outstanding Achievement Award:
Selected by the Biomedical Engineering faculty,  based on scholarship, independent research, mentoring of fellow students, and/or leadership.
Xiaoxi Yang
Alpha Eta Mu Beta 'Teacher of the Year':
Chosen by undergraduate and graduate students in the department of biomedical engineering.
Lars Gilbertson

In addition, there were a number of humorous awards recognizing the special talents of graduating seniors. “Best mustache,” “class clown,” and “Hermione Granger” were among the categories. A full list of awards, and their recipients, is here >>.

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