Category Archives: Sponsorship

Grants, fellowships, funding, industry affiliates, corporate affiliates

NSF MRI Funding

Prof. Jaroslaw Drelich is the principal investigator on a project entitled “MRI:Acquisition of an Atomic Force Microscope for Force Measurement, Single-Molecule Manipulation and other Applications” that has received a $135,669 research and development grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Symposium on Magnesium Implants

Patrick K. Bowen and Dr. Drelich are involved in organization of the symposium Magnesium-based Biodegradable Implants – to be part of the 2016 TMS Annual Meeting. Magnesium-based Biodegradable Implants: One of the trends in biomedical implants is toward the use … Continue reading

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NIH Funding

Surface Innovations research team just got awarded with a two-year grant by the NIH – National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. We will study the effects of surface finishing of biodegradable Zn alloys on their biocompatibility and biodegradation rate. … Continue reading

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AHA Predoctoral Fellowship

Patrick Bowen receives one-year Predoctoral Fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA) for the project entitled “Fabrication and Deployment of Zinc-Based Bioabsorbable Stents.” This is Patrick’s second award from AHA – he was supported through the AHA Predoctoarl Fellowship program … Continue reading

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Travel Grant

Congratulations to Shan Zhao for receiving the Travel Grant from the MTU Graduate Student Government!

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McArthur Research Internship

Jeffrey Brookins has been awarded with the McArthur Research Internship at our department. His research will focus on the development of in vitro biocorrosion methods for zinc-based biomaterials for endovascular stents. Congratulations to Jeff and we wish him productive academic … Continue reading

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Collaborator from UofM

Prof. Martin Bocks of University of Michigan is our new collaborator in the bioabsorbable stent project. As a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Prof. Bocks’ clinical expertise is in pediatric interventional cardiac catheterization. … Continue reading

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New Funding for Stent Commercialization

PI Michael Morley (IIE), Co-PI Jaroslaw Drelich (MSE) and Co-PI Jeremy Goldman (Bio Med) have received a $100,000 grant from the University of Michigan for a one-year project, “Commercialization of a Novel Bioabsorbable Stent.” From Tech Today.

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BRC Travel Grant for Patrick Bowen

The Biotechnology Research Center at Michigan Tech announced its Spring 2013 Travel Grants. PhD candidate Patrick Bowen received a travel grant for his presentation at the 2013 Minerals, Metals and Materials Society Meeting. Read more at Tech Today.

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Five of Our Team Members Receive Michigan Space Grants

Michigan Tech faculty, staff members, and students received awards tallying $ 96,635 in funding through the Michigan Space Grant Consortium (MSGC), sponsored by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Undergraduates in SURFI receiving $2,500 research fellowships include: Jacob Braykovich (MSE): … Continue reading

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