BME student awarded NSF Emerging STEM Scholar Award

Congratulations to BME Ph.D. student, Olivia Lanier, who was awarded the UF Association for Academic Women NSF Emerging STEM Scholar Award.

The award honors honor a Ph.D. candidate who is both an outstanding researcher in STEM fields and who has contributed to creating a more inclusive and diverse community. Lanier conducts research in Dr. Jon Dobson’s lab and her dissertation focuses on unique engineering applications of magnetic nanoparticles for biomedical applications.

Lanier received her award from UF President Kent Fuchs at the President’s Women’s History Month Celebration. The funds for the award to promote a female student in the STEM fields were provided to the AAW by Dr. Parisa Rashidi through her NSF CAREER Award.