Spotlights

Lydia Ooyama

Lydia Ooyama, B.S. '19, M.Eng. '20

"I have learned so many new skills ranging from laser cutting to Arduino to lathing. Working with multiple stakeholders and team members in the development of the products has been a truly valuable experience." Read more

  • Hometown: Rochester, NY
Kirsten Pienaar

Spotlight on Student Athletes: Kirsten Pienaar, B.S. '20

"Biomedical engineering is a great combination of my interests in both engineering and medicine. BME is still a very new field, and I saw this as a place with a lot of opportunity and the potential for rapid development. (And it hasn’t failed these expectations!)" Read more

Christine Tan

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Tan, Ph.D. 2011

Tan's Ph.D. research led to breakthroughs in nanofabricated single molecule/single cell chips for new biomedical applications such as cancer studies. Her solid foundation in interdisciplinary thinking from a world-class education well positioned Tan to take on key leadership roles in industry. Read more

EMILY Brooks

Alumni Spotlight: Emily Brooks, Ph.D. 2012

Emily Brooks received her Ph.D. in the Fischbach-Teschl Lab in 2012. Her research focused on the role of host tissue stem cells in breast tumorigenesis, specifically evaluating the ability of these cells to alter the tumor microenvironment through chemical and mechanical cues in a manner that contributes to tumor growth. Read more