Awards

Vivek Srinivasan Named Chancellor’s Fellow

February 01, 2018
Associate Professor Vivek Srinivasan has been named to the 2018 class of Chancellor’s Fellows. Dr. Srinivasan is developing new optical imaging technology that “sees” deeper into the living brain and makes out more detail in the living eye.

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.

Katherine Ferrara Receives Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal

January 18, 2018
The UC Davis College of Engineering will present Katherine Ferrara a 2017 Distinguished Engineering Alumni Medal Friday evening, January 19. Dr. Ferrara is a distinguished professor of biomedical engineering at UC Davis whose research has pioneered using ultrasound to image cancer and heart disease.

Emilie Roncali receives pilot grant to improve liver cancer treatment

October 05, 2017
Emilie Roncali, an Assistant Project Scientist in the Cherry Lab, has received an Institutional Research Grant Pilot Funding from the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center to investigate the effectiveness of combined radioemobolization therapy and PET imaging for liver cancer.

Jamal Lewis Receives Prestigious NIH MIRA Grant

August 31, 2017
Jamal Lewis has received a National Institutes of Health of Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for New and Early Stage Investigators. The grant, which will support the Lewis lab’s work to understand and exploit the phenomenon of vomocytosis, is $1.9 million over the next five years.

Steven George Elected BMES Fellow

August 22, 2017
The Biomedical Engineering Society will welcome Steven George into its Class of 2017 Fellows in a ceremony at its annual meeting, held October 11-14 in Phoenix.