Three bioengineering students named College of Engineering Research Symposium winners


UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Engineering Graduate Student Council has announced the winners of the 13th annual College of Engineering Research Symposium (CERS), held on Tuesday, April 5, at the Nittany Lion Inn. 

CERS is an annual student-initiated, student-run symposium featuring research papers, oral and poster presentations and an ‘Art in Science’ competition from the engineering disciplines. 

First- and second-place awards were given for paper/oral presentations. 

First-, second- and third-place awards were given for poster presentations and Art in Science submissions.  

Bioengineering gradute students honored with awards included:

  • Art in Science: Kenneth Aycock, second place (Applied Research Laboratory/Artificial Heart & Cardiovascular Fluid Dynamics Lab)
  • Art in Science: Pouria Fattahi and Brittany Banik, third place (Musculoskeletal Regenerative Engineering Lab)
  • Morning Paper/Oral Presentations: Daniel Bowers, second place (Musculoskeletal Regenerative Engineering Lab)

First-place paper/oral presentation winners received $250, first-place poster winners received $150, and the first-place Art in Science winner received $150.


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The Department of Biomedical Engineering administers the undergraduate major in biomedical engineering, and is a part of the university-wide Intercollege Graduate Degree Program, offering both M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Bioengineering. Our work combines traditional engineering principles with medicine and technology for the betterment of human health and society. 

Department of Biomedical Engineering

205 Hallowell Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-863-6614