Student Awards


Project Title Central Nervous System Distribution of Therapeutic Agents Delivered by Intrathecal Injection
Award Title 2015 UIC Student Research Forum 3rd place Award - Graduate Students
Student Recipient K. Tangen, N. Narasimhan and A. Linninger

Project Title Cerebral Tissue Penetration of Neuroprotective Agents Delivered by Intrathecal Injection Following Stroke
Award Title 2015 24th European Stroke Conference Award
Student Recipient K. Tangen and A. Linninger

Project Title Clinical Decision Support System for the Treatment of Cerebral Edema
Award Title 2nd place, 26th Annual Senior Design Expo
Student Recipient Joel Buishas, Ben Schneller, Nakib Mansuri

Project Title Live Cell Imaging of Aquaporin Channels
Award Title 2014 W.C. and May Preble Deiss award for Graduate research
Student Recipient J. Lechowicz

Award Title 2013 UIC Graduate Student Council Travel Award to attend ASME NEMB Conference
Student Recipient E. Lueshen

Project Title A Quantitative Study on Cyclosporin Computers & Chemical Engineering
Award Title 2013 Best Paper of the Year 2013 AIChE award
Student Recipient A. Mosat, E. Lueshen, M. Heitzigb, Cierra Hall, A. Linninger, G. Sinb, R. Ganib

Award Title 2013 W.C. and May Preble Deiss award for Graduate research
Student Recipient I. Venugopal

Project Title Magnetically Targeted Drug Delivery for Treatment of Central Nervous System Tumors
Award Title 2013 Honors College Undergraduate Research Grant Summer
Student Recipient S. Pernal

Project Title Blood territories from artificial cerebral vascular model
Award Title 2013 Bioengineering Student Research Image Contest 1st Place
Student Recipient C.Y. Hsu

Project Title Cerebrospinal Fluid Pulsatile Magnitude, Frequency, Solution Baricity, and Toxicity Risks.
Award Title 2013 1st Place in Kosaka award and "Best in Category" in Regional Anesthesia Category
Student Recipient C.Y. Hsu (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Improving Gene Silencing Efficiency in vivo with Organ-wide Quantitative Design of siRNA
Award Title 2012 Oral Presentation selected from Exemplary Submitted Abstracts
Student Recipient Y. Hsu, I. Venugopal, and E. Lueshen (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Personalized gene silencing therapies in the human central nervous system
Award Title 2012 2nd place MIMICS innovation award
Student Recipient Y. Hsu, A. Karim, and M. Hettiarachchi

Project Title Whole-Brain Vascular Reconstruction, Simulation, and Visualization
Award Title 2012 EEE VisWeek Conference, Honorable Mention
Student Recipient T. Marrinan, I. Gould and C.Y. Hsu (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2012 Best Teaching Assistant Award
Student Recipient C.Y.Hsu

Project Title Artificially Created Cortical Functional Blood Unit
Award Title 2012 UIC Image of Research Competition 1st Place
Student Recipient I. Gould, T. Marrinan

Project Title Medical Simulations of Intrathecal Morphine for Pain Control and Management
Award Title 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, 2nd Place
Student Recipient J. Stewart, and Y. Hsu (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Induction of Hydrocephalus in Rats and a Novel Treatment Method
Award Title 2012 Spring Symposium & Student Research Conference in STEM, 1st Place
Student Recipient J. Stewart, and Y. Hsu (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Targeted Drug Delivery with Magnetic Nanoparticles in Brain Phantom
Award Title 2011 UIC College of Engineering Senior Design EXPO
Student Recipient Y. Hsu, I. Venugopal, and E. Lueshen (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Rational Design of Decision-Making Tool for Brain Surgeons
Award Title 2011 Senior Design Project Competition
Student Recipient C. Hall, B. Henry, N. Vaicaitis (Advisor A. Linninger)

Project Title Simulated Intrathecal Drug Delivery in a Dynamic Spinal Cord Model
Award Title 2011 UIC College of Engineering Senior Design EXPO, 2nd Place
Student Recipient T. Harris, S. Nowacki, A. Valliyil (Advisors: M. Hettiarachchi and A. Linninger)

Award Title 2011 Kabbes Undergraduate Research Award
Student Recipient J. Kanikunnel, UIC Honors College (Advisors: E. Lueshen and A. Linninger)

Project Title Pharmacokinetic Scaling and Discovery of In Vivo Drug Distribution Mechanisms
Award Title 2011 MBECC, 1st place, Poster Competition
Student Recipient Cierra Hall, Eric Lueshen, and Martina Heitzig (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Parameter Estimation In Global Pharmacokinetic Models for Drug Delivery
Award Title 2010 National AIChE Meeting, CAST Directors' Award, 2nd place, Poster Competition
Student Recipient E. Lueshen, C. Hall, and A. Mosat (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2010 Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
Student Recipient I. Gould, Department of Bioengineering (Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2010 Student Presenter Award
Student Recipient S. Basati, Graduate College (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Development of Improved Treatment Options for Hydrocephalic Patients
Award Title 2010 UIC Student Research Forum: Honorable Mention Physical Science
Student Recipient S. Basati (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Finite Element Brain Model and Cerebral Vasculature for the Prediction of Pathological CSF Flow
Award Title 2009 UIC Chancellor's Supplemental Research Fellowship
Student Recipient B. Sweetman (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2009 NSF Fellowship to atend the NEMB Conference
Student Recipient N. Sindhwani (MS Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2009 NSF Fellowship to attend the NEMB Conference
Student Recipient E. Lueshen (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2010 Student Presenter Award
Student Recipient S. Basati, Graduate College (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title A Poroelastic-Fluid Interaction Model to Quantify Human Brain Intracranial Dynamics 2009 UIC Student Research Forum: First place Physical Sciences/Engineering/Computer Science )
Award Title 2009 UIC Student Research Forum: First place Physical Sciences/Engineering/Computer Science
Student Recipient B. Sweetman (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger

Project Title Optimal Volume Sensor Design and Fabrication for Hydrocephalic Patients
Award Title 2009 Outstanding Thesis Award
Student Recipient MB.Somayaji (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Project Title Systematic design of drug delivery therapies
Award Title 2008 Best Paper Computers & Chemical Engineering, Volume 32, Issues 1-2
Student Recipient M.R. Somayaji, M. Xenos, L. Zhang, M. Mekarski and A. Linninger

Award Title 2008 Deiss Biomedical Endowment Award
Student Recipient S.Basati (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2008 Fellowship for the attending the PASI Conference
Student Recipient J. Moon (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2005 Provost Research Award
Student Recipient A. Malcolm (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2006 Fellowship for the attending the PASI Conference
Student Recipient A. Malcolm (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2006 Sigma-Xi Research Award
Student Recipient M.B. Somayaji (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2005 Provost Research Award
Student Recipient M.B. Somayaji (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2004 Faculty Appointment to the University of Cape Town as Senior Lecture
Student Recipient Dr. A. Chakraborty (PhD and postdoc advisor A. Linninger)

Project Title Designing a smart condenser
Award Title 2004 Engineering EXPO First prize in the category Environmental Engineering
Student Recipient W. Roeder, P. Ilia, M. Leaf, D. Emerson, Advisor: Dr. A. Linninger

Award Title 2004 Environmental Manufacturing Management Award (EvMM)
Student Recipient A. Malcolm (PhD advisor A. Linninger)

Award Title 2003 Environmental Manufacturing Management Award (EvMM)
Student Recipient A. Malcolm (PhD advisor A. Linninger)

Award Title 2002 Environmental Manufacturing Management Award (EvMM)
Student Recipient A. Chakraborty (PhD advisor A. Linninger)

Award Title 2002 Best Teaching Assistant Award
Student Recipient J. Gunamgari (Process Control - Instructor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2002 Provost Research Award
Student Recipient A. Chakraborty (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2001 Dean's Fellowship
Student Recipient A. Chakraborty (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2000 McCormick Award
Student Recipient Albert Lee (Undergraduate Advisee)

Award Title 2000 SEARLE Research Award for the Environment in Chemical Processes
Student Recipient A. Chakraborty (PhD Advisor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 2000 Best Teaching Assistant Award
Student Recipient C. Singaravapu (Process Control - Instructor: A. Linninger)

Award Title 1999 Best Teaching Assistant Award
Student Recipient V. Bahl (Senior Design/Process Control - Instructor: A. Linninger).

Award Title 1998 First prize in the category Process Engineering
Student Recipient Student Team: Mr. C. Gonzales, Mr. F. Kahn and Mr. K.Li. Faculty Advisor: A. Linninger.

Award Title 1998 Second prize in the category Process Engineering
Student Recipient Student Team: Ms. S. Aladjadjian, Ms. A. Candiotti, Ms. T. Hankewych and Mr. J. Knutsen. Faculty Advisor: Andreas Linninger.

Project Title 1998 Engineering EXPO - College of Engineering Senior Design Student Competition
Award Title 1998 Special Abbott Laboratories Technical Prize - Best Process Design Project
Student Recipient Student Team: Mr. C. Gonzales, Mr. F. Kahn and Mr. K.Li. Faculty Advisor: A. Linninger.