NASA’s Astronomy Picture of the Day recognized for decades of outreach – BIOENGINEER.ORG

On June 16, 1995, when the World Wide Web was young, two gamma-ray astronomers at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, launched a website with a simple aim – to post a daily astronomical image along with a brief, easily understood explanation. On June 16, 1995, when the World Wide Web was young, … Read more

Maple Ridge student recognized for research excellence – Maple Ridge News

Trying to catch Heather Kelly of Maple Ridge can be a bit tricky. It seems the UFV biology standout and recent graduate is always on the go, spreading her knowledge and passion for scientific research with the world. Recently, she was at the UFV Undergraduate Research Excellence Awards, where she gave an inspiring speech on … Read more

Benjamin Han, MD, MPH recognized with 2022 AFAR Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research – BIOENGINEER.ORG

New York, NY – The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), a national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research, is proud to recognize the outstanding contributions of Benjamin Han, MD, MPH, with the 2022 Terrie Fox Wetle Rising Star Award in Health Services and Aging Research. Credit: … Read more

RAPID shuttle service recognized with Excellence Award – BIOENGINEER.ORG

A team from The University of Texas at Arlington’s Parking and Transportation Services (PATS) and Department of Civil Engineering received an award for its work on RAPID (Rideshare, Automation, and Payment Integration Demonstration), the on-demand, self-driving shuttle service . A team from The University of Texas at Arlington’s Parking and Transportation Services (PATS) and Department … Read more

UTSA professor recognized as leader in environmental engineering – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Vikram Kapooran assistant professor in the UTSA School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management, was recently named to the American Academy of Environmental Engineers & Scientists’ (AAEES) 40 Under 40 Recognition Program. Vikram Kapooran assistant professor in the UTSA School of Civil & Environmental Engineering, and Construction Management, was recently named to the … Read more

Lehigh University professor Dan M. Frangopol has co-authored two papers recognized with 2022 ASCE awards – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Dan M. Frangopol, the inaugural Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University, is a co-author of two papers recently honored with awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). Dan M. Frangopol, the inaugural Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University, is … Read more

ORNL’s Sabau recognized by leading materials society – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Adrian Sabau of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Department of Energy has been named an ASM International Fellow. Credit: Jason Richards / Oak Ridge National Laboratory, US Dept. of Energy Adrian Sabau of the Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Department of Energy has been named an ASM International Fellow. Sabau joined ORNL in 1997 and is … Read more

How a wife recognized the signs of stroke and helped save her husband

Credit: Jack Jenkins Maureen Jenkins knew what was happening last October on a drive home from the cider mill with her husband, Jack, behind the wheel and two grandkids in the backseat. Jack was having a stroke. The fact that she recognized the symptoms may have saved their lives. Jenkins attributes his wife’s quick thinking … Read more

Elham Azizi recognized with NSF CAREER Award – BIOENGINEER.ORG

Elham Azizi, Herbert and Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Cancer Data Research at the Irving Institute for Cancer Dynamics and department of biomedical engineering, has won a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award to study interactions between cells inside and around breast cancer tumors to better understand how aggressive tumors evade the body’s immune defenses. … Read more

TVS Science Olympiad team members recognized

WEST ALEXANDRIA – Twin Valley Community Local Schools Board of Education gave special recognition to the district’s Science Olympiad team during a monthly meeting on Monday, April 25. The school’s physical science teacher, Catherine Ackerman, who also acts as the team’s coach, spoke on the difficulties they faced due to the pandemic. “For the last … Read more