UC Davis BME Students Learn in Germany

September 21, 2018
Eight UC Davis Biomedical Engineering graduate students and early-stage-career postdocs participated in a unique biophotonics summer program in Jena, Germany, September 9 – 14 as part of the Jena-Davis (JEDIS) Alliance of Excellence in Biophotonics.

On the Fast Track

August 01, 2018
At 19, Nkechinyere Chidi-Ogbolu is like any other teenage girl — except that she just finished her first year as a Ph.D. student in the UC Davis biomedical engineering program.

Shonit Sharma Wins First Place at Harvard Conference

January 31, 2018
Shonit Nair Sharma, a fourth-year UC Davis Biomedical Engineering major, received first place for his poster and delivered a plenary lecture at the Harvard National Collegiate Research Conference.

Third annual Make-a-Thon looks blindness in the eye

January 18, 2017
Sixty-four students from universities all over California competed in the UC Davis Biomedical Engineering Society student chapter’s third annual Make-a-Thon January 14-16, 2017. The problem this year was to build an inexpensive device for looking into the eye.

Yu Liu Is Student Paper Finalist for IEEE Ultrasound Symposium

June 20, 2016

Yu Liu, a PhD student in the Ferrara Lab, is a student paper finalist for the IEEE Ultrasound Symposium.

This is a significant honor. Only 2 or 3 percent of the applicants who request consideration are finalists. 

Yu Liu is first author of the paper, titled Quantitative MR-guided transient shear wave imaging for tissue elasticity assessment. Jingfei Liu, Brett Fite, Josquin Foiret, Kent Leach, and Katherine Ferrara are the paper’s co-authors.