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Dr. Nukavarapu appointed next BME Department Head
Dr. Nukavarapu appointed next BME Department Head

Professor Syam Nukavarapu will be assuming the role of the Biomedical Engineering department head, effective August 23, 2024. He is currently serving as an Interim Head of Biomedical Engineering. He is a Professor in Biomedical Engineering and holds joint appointments in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, UConn, and the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UConn Health. [...]

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Biomedical Engineers Expand Skillsets Through Clinical Program
Biomedical Engineers Expand Skillsets Through Clinical Program

During her junior year, biomedical engineering major Danielle McGeary ’07 (ENG) felt unsure about her post-UConn plans. The self-proclaimed extrovert knew her ideal work environment would involve surrounding herself with people, not being confined to a laboratory or desk. While researching her options, McGeary attended a presentation about the role clinical engineers play—working alongside doctors and nurses to make hospitals safer and more efficient....


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Twenty-four graduate students are enrolled in the University of Connecticut’s (UConn) Clinical Engineering Internship Program, where they complete graduate level engineering courses while working as a clinical engineering intern. The students graduate with a Master of Science in biomedical engineering. (Photo by Christopher LaRosa)

Kristin Morgan - The Cato T Laurence Institute for Regenerative Engineering

The Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering at UConn Selects Dr. Kristin Morgan, To Be One of Four Presidential M1 Mentorship Program Awardees

The Cato T. Laurencin Institute for Regenerative Engineering at UConn, in conjunction with the Office of the Provost, has selected the 2023 Presidential M1 Mentorship Program Awardees. The program aims to create a national model for best practices in the mentorship of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences, engineering and biomedicine.

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Nukavarapu Named 2023 Distinguished Engineering Educator

The University of Connecticut is proud to announce that on April 20, Professor Syam Nukavarapu was selected as the winner of the 2023 Distinguished Engineering Educator Award for his dedication to high-quality engineering education, novel pedagogical methods, and personal professional development.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Nukavarapu!

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