Our Faculty, Staff & Students

Contact Us

Krenicki Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Department Chair

Dr. Ki Chon
Phone: (860) 486-4767
Email: kchon@engr.uconn.edu

Staff

Lisa Ephraim
Undergraduate Academic Advisor
Phone: (860) 486-0163
E-mail: lisae@engr.uconn.edu

Jennifer Desrosiers
Financial Assistant II
Phone: (860) 486-0116
E-mail: jennd@engr.uconn.edu

Amanda Sierpinski
Financial Assistant II (Grants and Contracts) 
Phone: (860) 486-3869
E-mail: ams13020@engr.uconn.edu

 

Main Office Address

Biomedical Engineering Department
A.B. Bronwell Building, Room 217
260 Glenbrook Road, Unit 3247
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-3247
Phone: (860) 486-5838
Fax: (860) 486-2500

BME Societies

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Student Chapter

At the University of Connecticut’s BMES Student Chapter, we strive to increase the knowledge of biomedical engineering within our student body and the surrounding community. We currently have approximately 90 undergraduate student and 15 graduate members. Through seminar series, open houses, career fairs, and more we try to pass on the field of biomedical engineering to others. Feel free to contact the BMES Student Chapter at uconnbiomedsociety@gmail.com, or visit our website at http://www.bme.uconn.edu/biomedical-engineering-society .

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Wendy Vanden Berg-Foels

Student Officers for AY 2017-2018:

President: Jeff DePinto
VP: Ryan Padden
Treasurer: Kyle Trocki
Secretary: Sahar Peerzade
Conference Coordinator/Networking Chair: Emma Sternup
Fundraising Coordinator: Rachel Passaro

http://bmes.org/


Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB), BME National Honor Society

Alpha Eta Mu Beta (AEMB) is a biomedical engineering honor society. Membership of AEMB is offered to the top fifth of juniors and top third of seniors in BME, who have completed at least six semester credit hours of BME courses. Feel free to contact the AEMB Student Chapter at UConnAEMB@gmail.com.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Sabato Santaniello

Student Officers for AY 2015-2016:

President: Rita Matta
Vice President: Allison Colberg
Secretary: Catherine Gereg
Treasurer: Kevin Smith

AEMB Constitution

http://www.alphaetamubeta.org/


Engineering in Medicine and Biology (EMBS), Student Chapter of IEEE

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society is a society which provides its members with access to the people, practices and information focused on the fields of Bioinstrumentation and Bioinformatics. Feel free to contact the EMBS Student Chapter at UConn.EMBS@gmail.com.

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ki Chon

Student Officers for AY 2015-2016:

President: Moe Uddin
Vice President: Amanda Lor
Secretary: Alyssa Wilczynski
Treasurer: Jamil Ghannam

http://www.embs.org/


Engineering World Health, UConn Student Chapter

Engineering World Health inspires and mobilizes the Biomedical Engineering community to improve the quality of health care in resource-poor communities of the developing world. This is done in part by developing and introducing novel health care technologies appropriate for resource-poor settings. The goal of this chapter is to provide students with the life-changing experience of contributing to improving lives of individuals in developing nations through hands-on innovation and manufacturing of design projects developed by the Engineering World Health Organization. Feel free to contact the EWH Student Chapter at ewhuconn@gmail.com

Faculty Advisor: Guoan Zheng

Student Officers for AY 2015-2016:

President: Jamil Ghannam
Secretary: Alec Fabbri
Treasurer: Moe Uddin

http://www.ewh.org/