Sophomore Andrea Sajewski was awarded 2nd place in the Society of Women Engineers, WE Local Pittsburgh Conference Collegiate Poster Competition. 

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Student Achievements

Internships, Research, Presentations, Awards, Etc.

Summer 2017

Madelyn Hoying, BME/Pre-Med Class of 2020
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Physics Department

Jake Salvatore, BME Class of 2020
Internship at Citizen's Science Lab & Working in Dr. John Viator's Lab at Duquesne University

Courtney Battles, BME/BSN Class of 2020
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Internship

Amanda Shilk, BME/BSN Class of 2020
Engineering internship at American Axle & Manufacturing

Tejire Arijaje, BME/BSN Class of 2019
Interning with GSK Pharmaceutical under their global analyst division

Andrea Sajewski, BME Class of 2019
Internship at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, TN

Marissa Behun, BME Class of 2019
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ben Kolber, Professor of Biology

David Maher, BME Class of 2019
National Science Foundation (NSF) Internship, Cleveland State University

Eric Linder, BME Class of 2019
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Benjamin Goldschmidt, Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Angelo Miskalis, BME Class of 2019
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ellen Gawalt, Department Chair & Professor of Chemistry

Elizabeth Petrell, BME/Pre-Med Class of 2018
Conemaugh Hospital, Mentoring in Medicine Internship

Julianna Twigg, BME/Pre-Med Class of 2018
July 2017- Internship at a medical mission clinic in Ghana, Africa

Ben Clarkson, BME Class of 2018
Neural engineering internship at UPMC, working on a computer brain interface to help paralyzed patients move a robotic arm as if it is their own

Cecelia Lee-Hauser, BME Class of 2018
University of Pittsburgh's Human Engineering Research Laboratories, REU Internship

Gretchen Pratt, BME Class of 2018
Research internship at UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in the pediatric surgery division

Marc Hazur, BME Class of 2018
Internship at Daedalus, Inc

Caitlin Phalunas, BME Class of 2018
Internship at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Kody Nichi, BME Class of 2018
Engineering Internship at Epiphany Solar Water Systems

Jackie Matz, BME Class of 2018
Research in Cleveland State University's Physics Department in their synthesis, assembly, and characterization of soft matter program

Connor Evans, BME Class of 2018
University of Dayton, Undergraduate Research Program

Kyle Steiner, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Benjamin Goldschmidt, Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Cierra Noel, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Spring 2017

Andrea Sajewski, BME Class of 2019
February 2017- Awarded 2nd place in the Society of Women Engineers, WE Local Pittsburgh Conference Collegiate Poster Competition for her work entitled, "Photoacoustic flow cytometry using bacteriophage for rapid identification of bacterial infection".

April 2017- Presented at Posters on the Hill in Washington, DC. Andrea is the first Duquesne student to be selected for this event.

Marissa Behun, BME/Pre-Med Class of 2019
April 2017- Presented at Duquesne University's Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium

April 2017- Awarded first place in the undergraduate poster category at the University of Pittsburgh's Bioengineering Day

May 2017- Selected as a poster presenter at the 2017 American Pain Society Spring Conference

Jackie Matz, BME Class of 2018
April 2017- Presented at Duquesne University's Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium

Connor Evans, BME Class of 2018
April 2017- Presented at Duquesne University's Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Symposium

Fall 2016

Connor Evans, BME Class of 2018
November 2016- Awarded 3rd place in the "Speak Simply" competition hosted by Duquesne University's American Chemical Society Chapter.

Summer 2016

Marissa Behun, BME Class of 2019
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Ben Kolber, Professor of Biology

Ben Davis, BME Class of 2019
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Ian Palonis, BME Class of 2019
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Andrea Sajewski, BME Class of 2019
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Kyle Steiner, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. Alan Seadler, Professor of Biotechnology

Connor Evans, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Cecelia Lee-Hauser, BME Class of 2018
Research fellowship at the National Institutes of Health program at the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Summer 2015

Connor Evans, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Marc Hazur, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Liz Petrell, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Julianna Twigg, BME Class of 2018
Duquesne University, Undergraduate Research Program
Faculty Mentor: Dr. John Viator, Director & Professor of Biomedical Engineering