Michelle Heusser, a bioengineering graduate student at the University of Pittsburgh and an ARCS Scholar Alum, received a scholarship from the Society for the Neural Control of Movement (NCM). Although the 2020 meeting did not take place, the society recently recognized the scholarship winners and celebrated their work.
Sam Foley recently finished his third year as an ARCS Scholar at Carnegie Mellon University in the Physics Department, where he continues to study biological physics, specifically the soft condensed matter of lipid membranes. The lipids in these membranes form the foundation of our cells.
Gary Yu recently completed his Ph.D. in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh, and is now a third-year medical school student in the joint degree Medical Scientist Training Program, earning his M.D. As a third-year medical student, he is beginning to see patients for the first time,... Read more
Linda Burke, Esq. Science was not Linda’s bag. She was a government major undergrad and has practiced corporate tax law, with some digression into employee benefits, for 45 years, now retired. But she knows science is important to the success of a nation... Read more
Congratulations to Linda Thier recipient of the Pittsburgh Chapter 2020 ARCS Light Award. Linda is a self-employed financial consultant working with privately held companies and non-profits as a contract CFO. After graduating from Penn State, she began her career in public accounting and then consulted with companies in... Read more
Denver Faulk, Ph.D. a successful Pitt Bioengineer, was an ARCS Scholar 7 years ago. On completing his Ph.D., he chose a career path that combines academic affiliation and industry innnovation. Dr. Faulk stayed in Pittsburgh by becoming the Principal Biomedical Engineer at ALung Technologies, creating life-saving devices. Click here for more on... Read more
Mind over matter—a phrase meant to draw out mental fortitude in a time of physical exhaustion. For University of Pittsburgh ARCS® Scholar Christopher Hughes, this phrase takes on new meaning as he works with a quadriplegic patient to use his brain to move a robotic arm from a few feet... Read more