Magnet alumni are bringing great recognition to the University of Maryland:
More Magnet alumni news:
- Brian Miller '90 recently moved to Silicon Valley and is currently working
for Microsoft, as part of the Danger/Microsoft software team that
worked on Verizon's "KIN" and T-Mobile's "Sidekick" cell phones.
- Seth Carlson '93 graduated from UMCP more than a decade ago with a B.S. in Computer Science.
He has been working at NIH since 2003 on the CRIS (Clinical Research
Information System) project to create an electronic health record for
patients and support medical research.
- Brinda Thomas '01 is a Ph.D student at Carnegie Mellon's Engineering &
Public Policy program, researching energy efficiency technologies and
policy. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow
- Jossi Fritz-Mauer '02 had the fastest time in the 21st running of the Susan
G. Komen Global Race for the Cure®. The race brought more than 40,000
participants to the National Mall on Saturday, June 5 in Washington,
DC. Fritz-Mauer finished with a time of 16:17. He lives in
Philadephia and is a director of a non-profit.
- Lydia Beasley '05 graduated from Washington University in St. Louis
with three degrees: a BS in Biomedical Engineering, a BS in Chemical
Engineering, and a MS degree in Biomedical Engineering. Last summer,
Lydia interned at Genentech Corp. in San Francisco and was hired to
start full-time with Genentech in August 2010. She plans to pursue a
PhD in Biomedical Engineering.
- Erik Li '06 was awarded the University of Maryland Fischell Department of
Bioengineering's Outstanding Senior Award. He was the signal processing
lead on a Gemstone Honors team working toward improving analysis of
electromyographic signals on post-stroke patients to provide
rehabilitative feedback. He is a member of a Walmart's Better Business
Plan Challenge team that has won on both the university and the
regional levels. Erik is a research assistant in the department’s
Tissue Engineering lab.
- Sarah Peitzmeier '06, a double major
in cell biology and molecular genetics and music performance
graduating this spring, was named the 2010 University Medalist, the
honor bestowed on a graduate of the University of Maryland. She turned down Harvard University to enroll in
Johns Hopkins University’s global disease epidemiology and control
graduate program this fall.
- Kathleen Jee '07 was awarded the Fischell Department of Bioengineering’s Outstanding Junior Award, She has spent many hours in various volunteer
capacities and is a member of the Primannum Honor Society, a campus
volunteerism organization. She is the news and features editor for the
"Scientific Terrapin," an English and organic chemistry tutor, a lab
assistant, and an undergraduate teaching assistant.
2010 is the 25th Anniversary of the Magnet Program. If you are in the
DC area and would like to help organize a Magnet Reunion, please