Lab: Professor Dr. Lakiesha Williams
Hometown: Boynton Beach, FL
Research focus: The use of digital image correlation to characterize the mechanics of biological materials like adipose tissue.
Fun fact: I have lived in Belgium and Costa Rica.
What motivates you? The desire to always be learning and the goal to one day become an expert in biomechanics.
What attracted you to UF BME? I love the tight-knit community feel along with the diversity of personnel and research topics.
What I love about Gainesville: The smaller city feeling along with the beautiful nature surrounding the area.
Motivational Quote: Take pride in everything you have accomplished and go out into the world with the goal to make it a better place.
Student Organization Involvement: GRiP (Generational Relief in Prosthetics) President