As in past years, a Student Paper Competition was held at the 2015 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference (SB3C). There were three competition levels: Ph.D., M.S., and B.S. The competition was divided into multiple technical areas to provide for a fair evaluation of student work. There were also cash awards for the top three student papers in each area. We are pleased to recognize the following awardees from the 2015 SB3C.
First Place: Kevin J. Warburton, Boise State University, “Wear Simulator for Canine Total Hip Replacements.”
Second Place: Brett S. Klosterhoff, Purdue University, “Quantitative Visualization of Drug Response of Breast Cancer Cells Within a Three-Dimensional Extracellular Matrix.”
Third Place: McKenna Drysdale, University of Utah, “Material Property Testing of Carboxymethylated Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogel Polymer.”
First Place: Nicholas A. Bianco, University of Florida, “Can Measured Muscle Synergies Reconstruct...