Dr. Oldinki-Floreani's podium presentation at the 2020 Fall Meeting of the Materials Research Society was highlighted as a lightning talk in the Tissue Regeneration symposium!
Dr. Oldinski-Floreani presented a Biomaterials Seminar at the University of Washington and a Gund Tea Seminar for the Gund Institute at the University of Vermont in November, on the topic of Plants Under Pressure.
We are excited to announce the newest EBRLer - Mr. Irfan Tahir, who hails from the University of Minnesota with a MS in Mechanical Engineering.
Congratulations to Ms. Ceres Rafiq, a Ph.D. student in Materials Science and Engineering in the EBRL, who recently passed her qualifiers and advanced to candidacy with the 2nd highest COMPS score!
Congratulations to Ms. Lydia Axelrod, an Engineering student in the EBRL, who recently won a competitive NSF IRES fellowship!
Honors and Awards
A very hearty congratulations to Mr. Irfan Tahir for receiving a 2020 Clean Energy Fund Innovation Research Project Award from UVM! He will work on "Bovine muscle cell scaffold design for sustainable cultured meat production."
A very hearty congratulations to Ms. Ceres Rafiq for receiving a 2020 Clean Energy Fund Innovation Research Project Award from UVM! She will work on "Valorization of Mango Endocarp and Potato Periderm Food Wastes as Novel Feedstocks for Polyester Fiber Development."
We are proud to announce that Dr. Oldinski-Floreani was honored by the UVM Graduate Student Senate as the 2020 Outstanding Faculty Advisor of the Year!
A very hearty congratulations to Ms. Sierra McConnell, an EBRL MS student, for being honored as the Outstanding BME Graduate Student of the Year, 2020!