Congratulations to the recipients of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology student awards. The awards were presented during a ceremony on Saturday, May 2, in the Beckman Institute atrium.
The gift will establish the Beckman-Brown Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship and the Annual Beckman-Brown Lecture on Interdisciplinary Science.
The 3D scanner in Beckman’s Visualization Laboratory is helping create new racing gloves for the Illinois wheelchair track team.
A low-cost prosthetic hand developed by Aadeel Akhtar and Timothy Bretl has the potential to help amputees around the world.
This issue of Synergy highlights the $5 million gift the Beckman Institute received from the Beckman Foundation Board, as well as the innvoative work of students, including Aadeel Akhtar, Arielle Rausin, the 2015 Beckman Awardees, and the 2015 Beckman Graduate Fellows.