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2019 BME awards and accolades

Daniel Gallego Perez

  • Assistant Professor, General Surgery
  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-685-0672

Kirsten Gibbons

  • Department Fiscal Officer, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-292-1625

Thomas Hund

  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-292-0755

Jun Liu

  • Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-247-8904

Tanya Nocera

  • Assistant Professor-Clinical, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-292-4753

Alexis Ortiz-Rosario

  • Asst Professor of Practice, Biomedical Engineering

Matthew Reilly

  • Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-292-2243

Cynthia Roberts

  • Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor, Surgery
  • 614-293-7039

LaTonia Stiner-Jones

  • Asst Dean of Graduate Programs, Graduate Education
  • Asst Professor of Practice, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-292-4536

Katelyn Swindle-Reilly

  • Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Assistant Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • 614-292-4602

Seth Weinberg

  • Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Jessica Winter

  • Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-247-7668

Yi Zhao

  • Professor, Ophthalmology
  • Professor, Biomedical Engineering
  • 614-247-7424

Lakshmi Dasi, professor, promoted from associate professor to professor. Learn more here.

Daniel Gallego Perez, assistant professor, BME and College of Medicine, awarded $250,000 for 2 years from the Lisa Dean Moseley Foundation for his proposed research on developing novel therapies for Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Learn more here.

Kirsten L. Gibbons, business manager, BME, received the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Vladimir O. Marukhlenko Staff of the Year Award.

Thomas Hund, professor, received The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, Harrison Faculty Award for Excellence in Engineering Education for his excellence in both teaching and research, including critical scientific and engineering contributions to the field of arrhythmias. Learn more here.

Jun Liu, professor and director of grad studies, BME, included in the Ocular engineering group of Biomedical Engineering faculty whose research involves investigating biomechanical factors of ocular diseases. The group was Granted $15,000 2019 Barbara L. Crow Investigator-Concept grant from Lions VisionGift. Learn more here.

Received The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award For her contributions in ocular biomechanics. Learn more here.

Tanya Nocera, assistant professor of practice, BME, recognized nationally for professional excellence by American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) and awarded the 2019 ASEE Biomedical Engineering Teaching Award.

Was also nominated by the Biomedical Engineering Division for the 2019 Best Diversity Paper Award offered by the ASEE committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CDEI).  CDEI’s Diversity Paper Selection Subcommittee identified her team paper as a Finalist for the award. The paper is titled: “To What Extent Does Gender and Ethnicity Impact Engineering Students’ Career Outcomes? An exploratory analysis comparing biomedical to three other undergraduate engineering majors,” - Alexis Ortiz-Rosario PhD, Amena Shermadou, David A. Delaine PhD, and Tanya M. Nocera PhD. Learn more here.

Alexis Ortiz-Rosario, assistant professor of practice, BME, recognized by students for the Herman R. Weed Excellence in Teaching Award  in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Was nominated by the Biomedical Engineering Division for the 2019 Best Diversity Paper Award offered by the ASEE committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (CDEI).  CDEI’s Diversity Paper Selection Subcommittee identified his team paper as a Finalist for the award. The paper is titled: “To What Extent Does Gender and Ethnicity Impact Engineering Students’ Career Outcomes? An exploratory analysis comparing biomedical to three other undergraduate engineering majors,” - Alexis Ortiz-Rosario PhD, Amena Shermadou, David A. Delaine PhD, and Tanya M. Nocera PhD. Learn more here.

Matthew Reilly, assistant professor, included in the Ocular engineering group of Biomedical Engineering faculty whose research involves investigating biomechanical factors of ocular diseases. The group was Granted $15,000 2019 Barbara L. Crow Investigator-Concept grant from Lions VisionGift. Learn more here.

Received The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, Lumley Research Award for his outstanding research in the College of Engineering. Learn more here.

Cynthia Roberts, professor, honored with the Lans distinguished lecturer award during the International Society of Refractive Surgery (ISRS). Learn more here.

Included in the Ocular engineering group of Biomedical Engineering faculty whose research involves investigating biomechanical factors of ocular diseases. The group was Granted $15,000 2019 Barbara L. Crow Investigator-Concept grant from Lions VisionGift. Learn more here.

Received The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, Lumley Interdisciplinary Research Award For her contributions in ocular biomechanics. Learn more here.

La’Tonia Stiner-Jones, assistant professor of practice, received an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) which will help The Ohio State University’s College of Engineering provide research opportunities to undergraduate students who might not otherwise have access to such experiences. Learn more here.

Won ASEE’s Best Diversity Paper competition for 2019. The winning paper was nominated by the Graduate Studies Division: “Work in Progress: Aligning What We Want With What We Seek: Increasing Comprehensive Review in the Graduate Admissions Process,” by Dr. La'Tonia Stiner-Jones and Dr. Wolfgang Windl.

Katelyn Swindle-Reilly, assistant professor, BME and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, included in the Ocular engineering group of Biomedical Engineering faculty whose research involves investigating biomechanical factors of ocular diseases. The group was Granted $15,000 2019 Barbara L. Crow Investigator-Concept grant from Lions VisionGift. Learn more here.

Recognized for research and innovation at Ohio State showcase as a finalist for the OSU Early Career Innovator of the Year Award. Learn more here.

Elected Society for Biomaterials program chair. Learn more here.

Seth Weinberg, associate professor, profile was featured by the Biophysical Society in the Biophysics section of their website and monthly newsletter. Learn more here.

Jessica Winter, professor, BME and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, received the 2019 van 't Hoff Lectureship. Learn more here.

Yi Zhao, professor, BME, promoted from associate professor to professor. Learn more here.

Recognized for research and innovation at Ohio State showcase as a finalist for the Innovator of the Year Award. Learn more here.

Received The Ohio State University, College of Engineering, Innovators Award For the development of elastomer-liquid lenses with initial commercialization efforts in whole slide imaging on a smartphone for individual review and group consulting in pathology. Learn more here.