Awards

Maury Hull Honored by ASME for Outstanding Education and Mentorship

University of California, Davis Distinguished Professor Emeritus Maury L. Hull has been named the 2021 recipient of the Robert M. Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The medal is given to an individual who has demonstrated a sustained level of outstanding achievement in education and mentoring of trainees.

Ariño-Estrada Receives R01 Award for Gamma Detection System

Dr. Gerard Ariño-Estrada, an assistant project scientist in the Cherry Lab, has received an R01 award from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop a gamma detection system that will improve the quality control of radiotherapy using protons and improve its efficacy.

Laura Marcu Elected as AAAS Fellow

Laura Marcu, professor in the biomedical engineering department, is among the eleven UC Davis professors elected to the 2020 class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world’s largest general scientific society.

Rucha Joshi Receives Grant from VentureWell

We’re proud to announce that Dr. Rucha Joshi recently received a VentureWell Faculty Grant in recognition of their commitment to inclusive support of students who are creating innovations for positive social and environmental impact! This funding will support two new courses that will introduce students to complex global problems identified in the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

VentureWell’s Faculty Grants program helps faculty and staff at institutions across the country develop or sustain courses and programs that encourage STEM innovation.

UC Davis BME Chair Receives TERMIS-AM Senior Scientist Award

Steven C. George, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is the latest recipient of the TERMIS-AM 2020 Senior Scientist Award. The award is based on an individual’s significant contributions to the tissue engineering and regenerative medicine field.

UC Davis BME Takes Home Young Investigator Awards at SNMMI Meeting

The Society of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging (SNMMI) held a virtual edition of their annual meeting July 11-14, 2020. The experience featured an exceptional program highlighted by some of the hottest topics in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging, including a science pavilion featuring the latest scientific research, an interactive virtual exhibit hall, networking events, and more.

Postdoc Among First Class of Fellows to Attend Nobel Laureate Meetings

The University of California’s Office of the President and the Office of the Chief Investment Officer announced the inaugural class of the UC President’s Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings Fellows, an extraordinary group of 20 young scientists, scholars and economists selected from nine UC campuses.