Rehman Ali receives PURA award!

Rehman Ali, a BME undergraduate working with Vineet Tiruvadi, received a President’s Undergraduate Research Award from Georgia Tech for the Spring 2016 semester.  Congratulations!  Rehman’s undergraduate research is focused on computational methods that will help understand brain dynamics underlying the treatment of depression by Deep Brain Stimulation.  Vineet is a MD/PhD BME student working with Dr. Helen Mayberg at Emory and co-advised by Dr. Robert Butera.


William Rountree receives Petit Scholar award!

William Rountree, a Mechanical Engineering undergraduate working with Yogi Patel, was selected as a Petit Scholar starting in January 2016!  The Petit Scholars program funds promising undergraduates for an entire year for an intense undergraduate research experience, including full-time support in the summer term.  William is working on new hands-on techniques and electrodes to efficiently implement nerve block by high frequency stimulation.