BME Students win $10,000 CIMIT prize

Biomedical Engineering graduate students Ray Kozikowski and Jennifer Lee (both pictured), together with Mechanical Engineering student Sara Smith have won the prestigious prize from the Center for Integration of Medicine & Innovative Technology. The $10,000 prize will allow them to prototype their project entitled “Differential Laser-Induced Perturbation Spectroscopy: A New Fluorescence Technique for Enhanced Non-Invasive Detection and Staging of Oral Cancers” and compete for a prize up to $150,000.

The UF team joins the ranks of other winners from Johns Hopkins, MIT, Brown, and Boston Universities, among others.