Bioengineering Day

Thursday, April 21 - William Pitt Union

4th Annual Bioengineering Day

Thursday, April 21 - William Pitt Union

Join us for the 4th Annual Bioengineering day showcasing the translational and traditional research being undertaken by undergraduates, graduates, and faculty from the University of Pittsburgh in the form of panels, posters, and presentations. Bioengineering Day also focuses on building a relationship with local bioengineering industry and informing students on alternative careers from the traditional academic path. This year Gerald McGinnis, the founder of Respironics will be the keynote speaker.


1:00 - 2:00 - Registration and Coffee Hour
2:00 - 2:45 - Graduate Student Podium Pitches
2:45 - 3:45 - Senior Design Presentations and Pitch Competition
3:45 - 4:00 - Coffee Break
4:00 - 5:00 - Panels:

  • Clinical Engineering
  • Start Up versus Corporate

5:00 - 6:00 - Keynote: Gerald McGinnis, founder of Respironics
6:00 - 8:00 - Poster Sessions and Networking reception

Last Year's Bioeningeering Day

April 16, 2015

The third annual University of Pittsburgh Bioengineering Day was held on April 16, 2015 in the William Pitt Ballroom. The day kicked off with an alumni panel featuring members from various bio-technology related careers. The panel consisted of Rouzbeh Amini (Assistant Professor, University of Akron), Chris Carruthers (Clinical Specialist in Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, Medtronic), Despina Dobbins (Product Development Manager, Cohera Medical), Max Fedor (Director, University of Pittsburgh Coulter TPII Program), Annie Saha (Director of External Expertise and Partnerships, FDA), and Andy Zeltwanger (Director of Regulatory & Quality, Rinovum Women’s Health)...

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