The Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fund provides fellowships to female engineering graduate students who are conducting research in the general field of medical imaging (e.g., ultrasound, optical, magnetic resonance) at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Fatemeh Ostadhossein is a Ph.D. student in bioengineering. Her research project, "Intrinsically Antimicrobial Caged Hafnium Oxide Nanoparticles for Detection and Therapeutic Intervention of Infective Endocartitis," will take place in the lab of Dipanjan Pan, an assistant professor of bioengineering and member of the Bioimaging Science and Technology Group.
Jungeun (Jenny) Won Jungeun (Jenny) Won is working toward a Ph.D. in bioengineering. Her research proposal, "Optical Characterization of Middle Ear Effusions in Otitis Media Using Optical Coherence Tomography," will be supervised by Stephen Boppart, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and member of the Bioimaging Science and Technology Group.