BME faculty and student Excellence Award Winners announced

Congratulations to the J. Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering departmental award winners!
 
Award winners were selected based on submitted nomination materials and faculty CVs/teaching evaluations. Winners were recognized during the 2017 Fall Welcome Event.
 
Congratulations to the following outstanding BME faculty and students!
 
 
 
UF BME Staff Award of Excellence: Curtis Bryant
This award is given to the BME staff member who, in the previous year consistently excels in his or her position and makes significant contributions toward the goals of the department.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $500.
 
 
UF BME Faculty Research Excellence Award: Mingzhou Ding, Ph.D.
This award is given to the BME primary faculty member who, in the previous year or recent several years, whose research program has had most significant impact, especially recognizing new contributions.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $500 for use in the professor’s program.
 
 
UF BME Faculty Service Excellence Award: Stephen Arce, Ph.D.
This award is given to theBME primary faculty member who has provided outstanding and dedicated service to the department.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $500 for use in the professor’s program.
 
 
 
UF BME Faculty Teaching Excellence Award: Brandi Ormerod, Ph.D.
This award is given to the BME primary faculty member who has excelled in teaching, mentoring and professional development at either, and preferably both, the undergraduate and graduate levels.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $500 for use in the professor’s program.
 
 
 UF BME Teaching Assistance Award of Excellence: Eric Fuller
This award is given to the registered BME graduate student who serves as a teaching assistant and who exhibits an exemplary commitment to student learning, reflective teaching practices, leadership and a commitment to professional growth as a teacher.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $250 to be deposited to the student’s UF account, or may be provided as a travel scholarship while employed/enrolled at UF.
 
UF BME Postdoc Award of Excellence: Isaac Adjei, Ph.D.
This award is given to the registered BME postdoctoral associate who has conducted outstanding research, exhibits leadership, mentorship and service as he/she progresses toward a defined career.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $250 to be deposited to the student’s UF account, or may be provided as a travel scholarship while employed/enrolled at UF.
 
 
 UF BME Graduate Student Award of Excellence: Evelyn Bracho-Sanchez
This award is given to the registered BME graduate student who has excelled in her or his coursework, research, service to the department and leadership.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $250 to be deposited to the student’s UF account, or may be provided as a travel scholarship while employed/enrolled at UF.
 
 
 
UF BME Undergraduate Student Award of Excellence: Jorge Figueras
This award is given to the registered BME undergraduate student who has excelled in her or his coursework, research, service to the department and leadership.
 
The award consists of a plaque and $250 to be deposited to the student’s UF account, or may be provided as a travel scholarship while employed/enrolled at UF.
 
 
 
Congratulations again and thank you to everyone for your hard work!