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MSTP Student Wins Engineering PhD Award

Yu-JustineSpring 2021

MSTP medical student Justine Yu won the first place 2021 Dean's Doctoral Student Research Award at the University of Maryland's School of Engineering. The competition recognizes distinguished graduate student researchers in order to help propel their careers and demonstrate the value of high-quality engineering research. Student entries were judged by members of advisory boards in department-level and final college-level competitions.

Justine completed her PhD in the spring of 2021 in Fischell Department of Bioengineering Chair and Professor John Fisher’s Tissue Engineering & Biomaterials Lab, where she focused on the development and use of novel biomaterials to repair wounded tissue.