Congratulations to Dr. Laurence Bray for her 2017 OSCAR Mentoring Excellence Award
Congratulations to Dr. Laurence Bray: Celebrating leadership at Mason
Bioengineering Convocation 2016
Congratulations to our 2016 graduates! Convocation and the Bioengineering Department reception were held on May 12, 2016. We are proud of everyone’s dedication and hard work! Visit the gallery here.
Mason’s Board of Visitors approves new M.S. in Bioengineering
On March 31, Mason’s Board of Visitors gave its approval to a new M.S. degree in Bioengineering. It will now go forward to SCHEV to seek final approval. Congratulations to the Bioengineering Department, and in particular to Laurence Bray and Peter Katona for their work in developing the proposal.
Nashaat Rasheed Receives 2016 Provost Summer Research Fellowship
Nashaat Rasheed is a Bioengineering PhD student who has been selected as recipient of a 2016 Summer Research Fellowship. The intent of the Summer Research Fellowship is to provide funding for masters and doctoral level students during the summer months, allowing them to spend concentrated time on thesis or dissertation research without the distraction of employment. Congratulations!
School Celebrates Undergraduate Research – Bioengineering receives most awards
Students from the Volgenau School of Engineering showcased a wide variety of research, design, and scholarly work at the third annual Undergraduate Research Celebration on April 18, 2016.
Winning students received cash prizes for the most outstanding projects. Representatives from local industries evaluated the poster presentations and the winning entries received cash prizes. There was also a special “People’s Choice Award” voted on by all attendees, and the winner also received a cash prize. …read more here
Bioengineering students fix equipment in Guatemalan hospitals
Five George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering students partnered with Engineering World Health to travel to Guatemala and offer their assistance. The team spent three weeks at Guatemalan hospitals troubleshooting, repairing and, if necessary, disposing of donated medical devices and supplies. Some devices were as simple as an electric fan, others as complicated as an autoclave. …read more here
In the Laboratory of Nanotechnology – tiny Particles have far-reaching implications
In the Laboratory of Nanotechnology Volgenau School of Engineering researchers study particles thinner than a hair on an infant’s arm, smaller than a droplet of sea mist, and attachable to a single molecule. … read more here