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Jessica completes her Qual!

To kick off the fall semester, Jessica completed her qualifying exam in September by presenting her proposal over zoom to her committee and a collection of lab mates and others from the department. Her thesis proposal was titled Evaluating the Efficacy of Targeted Manganese Dioxide Nanoparticles in the Prevention of […]

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Spring 2021 Graduates

Although the last year was anything but ordinary, a large number of Sharma lab students completed their studies and graduated at the end of the Spring Term. The contributions of these undergraduate and Masters students during their time as a part of the lab is something we won’t soon forget. […]

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Madison bestowed Attribute of a Gator Engineer

Each year, the University of Florida Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering awards graduate and undergraduate students who exemplify the qualities expected of a Gator Engineer. These qualities include: Creativity, Leadership, Service to the Global Community, Integrity, and Professional Excellence. The Attributes of a Gator Engineer awards are some of the […]

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Celebrating Black Excellence

This year to celebrate Black History Month and to amplify Black voices within the department, UF BME published a magazine highlighting many of our Black students and alumni. The Sharma lab was well represented by current PhD student Tolu Ajayi and Post-doc alumni Dr. Isaac Adjei. Both have been integral […]

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BMES 2020!

Although hosted as a virtual event, the Sharma lab was represented by Madison’s work on the online platform. She presented her work PEG Based Hydrogels to Investigate the Role of Biochemical Cues on Natural Killer Cell Migration during the virtual poster session. With this platform, Madison was able to submit […]

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Madison and Shree Receive Departmental Awards

During the annual BME Holiday party, senior members of the Sharma lab were awarded departmental honors for their contributions to the J Crayton Pruitt Family Department of Biomedical Engineering. Madison Temples was awarded the Graduate Student Excellence Award! During her tenure at UF Madison has been involved in Tau Beta […]

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Dr. Sharma Promoted to Associate Professor!

After spending the last year completing the tenure process, Dr. Sharma officially received tenure and promotion to Associate Professor in June 2020. The long tenure process requires a recommendation by the department, review by the Board of Trustees, and approval from the Dean. Congratulations to Dr. Sharma for reaching this […]

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Tolu passes her Qual!

Amidst the work from home mandate, Tolu was able to give her qualifying exam presentation over Zoom in May 2020. Her presentation was titled “Application of Imaging Techniques and Animal Models to Advance Nanoparticle Technologies for Osteoarthritis.” Having just completed her 2nd year as a PhD student, Tolu has continued […]

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Shree awarded Tau Beta Pi Fellowship

Congratulations to Shree Kumar for receiving the 2020-2021 Tau Beta Pi Fellowship Award. Having been a part of Tau Beta Pi since 2017, Shree has enjoyed the opportunity to mentor junior engineering students. She has served as Vice President of Electees for four semesters and Vice President for two semesters. […]

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