Lisa Gu ’19 presented her senior capstone project at the 2019 CREATE Symposium in Albany, NY. Working with Prof. James Hedrick, Lisa developed an automated greenhouse watering system for the Schenectady ARC. The CREATE (Cultivating Resources for Employment with Assistive Technology) Symposium is organized by the New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID).
Congratulations to Luke McCaffrey ’18 and Nick Williams ’18 for receiving Minerva Fellowships! Minerva Fellows spend nine months working with an NGO (non-governmental organization) in a developing country. Luke will work with the Environmentalist Foundation of India in Chennai, India while Nick will work with Engeye in Ddegeya, Uganda.
Kyle Stengel ’18 presented his senior capstone project at the 2018 CREATE Symposium in Albany, NY. Working with Prof. James Hedrick, Kyle developed an automated plant heating system for the Schenectady ARC. The CREATE (Cultivating Resources for Employment with Assistive TEchnology) Symposium is organized by the New York State Industries for the Disabled (NYSID).
Congratulations to Emmanuela Oppong ’19 for receiving a prestigious Harry S. Truman Scholarship! Ella is among 59 students from 52 institutions across the U.S. who were chosen for this highly competitive award based on leadership, public service, and academic achievement. Recipients receive a $30,000 scholarship toward graduate school and opportunities for career development in public service leadership.
Six BME seniors participated in the inaugural Union College Biomedical Engineering Summer Clinical Immersion Program. Through a partnership with Albany Medical College, the students spent six weeks rotating through clinical areas including cardiology, nephrology, pulmonary and critical care, gastroenterology, the OR and the emergency department.
Two Union students presented research posters at the 2017 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting in Chicago, IL (July 16-20). Sirus Negahban ’19 presented a poster titled “Design of a power systems dynamics education module using a drum kit” and won second prize in the student poster contest. Pranav Shrestha ’19 presented a poster titled “Distribution-level frequency estimation and modal analysis using inexpensive and open-source Phasor Measurement Uni