Carnegie Mellon University
May 16, 2017

ChemE Students Sweep the Competition at the Meeting of the Minds

ChemE undergrad students have won the top three spots in the CIT Honors Research Competition at the Meeting of the Minds Symposium held on May 10, 2017.

Rinko MaeshimaFirst Place: Rinko Maeshima “Generation and Evaluation of Porcine Liver Extracellular Matrix as a Tool for Culturing Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (iPSC)-Derived Hepatocytes”

Zachary BlonderSecond Place: Zachary Blonder “Enantiomeric Separation with Chiral Molecules Accelerated by Gold Nanoparticles”

Lauren RelyeaThird Place: Lauren Relyea “Heat and mass transfer past slender bodies via a generalized reciprocal theorem”

In addition, Tiffaney Hsia won the Inspiring Future Research Prize for her poster “Effects of Genipin Eluting Coils in in Vitro Aneurysm Models” in the Sigma Xi Poster Competition, and Edward Healy was a runner up in the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Award for his poster “A Look at the Standard Electrocardiogram: Is it Possible to Measure the His Signal Noninvasively?”