Lab News

  • Annie Porter received the NSF Fellowship (2022).
  • Annie Porter received the Helwig Fellowship of University of Delaware (2021)
  • Annie Porter received the Mary and George Nowinski Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research (2021)
  • Annie Porter received the Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award (2021)
  • Our research on statin and osteoarthritis was funded by an NIH R01 grant (2020).
  • Mengxi Lv received the 2019 Interdisciplinary Research Prize for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award for her doctoral thesis on statin and osteoarthritis. This award is among the six annual Outstanding Dissertation Prize at the University of Delaware. https://www.udel.edu/udaily/2019/may/dissertation-award-winners/#
  • Tiange received the scholarship from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) at the University of Delaware for her “excellent grade point average, acceptance into prestigious graduate programs, and research experiences”.
  • Mengxi Lv’s poster was selected as the Best Poster by ICMRS in the 2019 ORS Annual Meeting.
  • Tiange Zhang received Charles B. Evans Prize award given by college of engineering (2019).
  • Tiange Zhang received Mary and George Nowinski Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research given by mechanical engineering department (2019).
  • Mengxi Lv received the Webster Jee Young Investigator Award from ICMR Society in 2018 ORS Annual Meeting
  • Mengxi Lv received the Alice Jee Young Investigator Award of Orthopedic Research Society (2018)
  • Mengxi Lv is 2nd Place Winner in PhD Student Competition in 2017 SB3C Conference
  • Tiange Zhang received Vince Baro Research Scholarship (2018).
  • Tiange Zhang received Summer Scholar Undergraduate Research Award (2018).
  • Mengxi Lv received the Doctoral Fellowship Award of University of Delaware (2017)
  • Tiange Zhang received Summer Scholar Undergraduate Research Award (2017).
  • Dr. Lu is appointed as the 2016 Outstanding Junior Faculty Member for the College of Engineering. The appointment is for the period September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017. (2016/04/27)
  • Dr. Lu received the Osteo Science Foundation grant to study the cartilage repair in temporomandibular joint. (2015/09/01)
  • Yilu received the Best Poster Presentation Award in 2015 CBER Symposium. (2015/05/08)
  • Professors Higginson and Lu received an NSF REU grant to promote the undergraduate research at CBER. This REU site aims to improve the quantitative analysis capabilities of undergraduate students with emphasis on theory, modeling and simulation in molecular, cellular, tissue and joint-level biomechanics. (2015/05/02)
  • Yilu received the 2015 University of Delaware Dissertation Fellowship. Congratulations, Yilu! (2015/04/02)
  • Three undergraduate students in our lab won research awards. Brandon Zimmerman received the Mary and George Nowinski Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research; Kelsey Devlin received the W. Francis Lindell Mechanical Engineering Achievement Award; Hunter Bachman received the Mechanical Engineering Alumni Award as an Outstanding Sophomore. Congratulations, Brandon, Kelsey, and Hunter! (2014/05/01).
  • Miri received a Best Poster Presentation Award in 2014 CBER Symposium (2014/04/21).
  • Miri’s work was selected to the finalist of Student Paper Competition for PhD Level at the coming 2014 World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB) Conference in Boston. Brandon’s work on TMJ was selected to the finalist of the bachelor level competition. Total five abstracts from CBL were accepted (2014/04/07).
  • Dr. Lu received a pilot project grant from Delaware Center for Translational Research (DE-CTR, http://de-ctr.org/projects/29/view) to study rehabilitation following microfracture surgery (2014/03/19).
  • UDaily News: In the coming 2014 Bone Research Society meeting at Sheffield UK, Yilu’s work was selected to receive the ASBMR Young Investigator Award. Congratulations, Yilu! (2014/03/16).
  • Dr. Lu won the Rising Star Award for the 2014 BMES-CMBE Meeting (2013/10/31).
  • Yilu was selected to receive an ASBMR Muscle Symposium 2013 Young Investigator Travel Grant (2013/08/28).
  • Yilu’s abstract was accepted by ASBMR 2013 Annual Meeting at Baltimore, and his abstract was selected to be judged in the President’s Poster Competition (2013/08/27).
  • Dr. Lu received the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) Junior Investigator Grant Award (2013/01/25). Udaily News
  • Dr. Lu received the Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Investigator-Initiated Research Award from the Department of Defense (2013/01/02). Udaily News
  • Dr. Lu received funding for a pilot project from COBRE III: Osteoarthritis: Prevention & Treatment (2012/11/15).
  • Dr. Lu received a grant from the University of Delaware Research Foundation (2012/05/08). Udaily News
  • Dr. Lu received a seed grant from the NASA EPSCoR/RID program (2012/02/28).

 

Students

  • Brandon Zimmerman, a senior undergraduate research assistant in our lab, received a prestigious Presidential Fellowship from Columbia University to sponsor his PhD study in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. (2014/04/06).
  • Yilu was admitted to doctoral candidacy (2014/02/27).
  • Five abstracts from CBL are accepted by the 2014 ORS conference at New Orleans. Four undergraduate students (Brandon, Jie, Kelsey, Monideepa) and one high school student Anna achieved major authorship in the 2014 ORS Conference proceedings (2013/12/15).
  • Monideepa presented at UD’s Summer Scholars Undergraduate Research Symposium in August, 2013.
  • CBL welcomes two Ph.D. students during 2013 fall session: Xingyu Chen, and Michael David (2013/08/27).
  • Miri and Yilu’s abstracts were accepted by OARSI 2013 World Congress on Osteoarthritis. Lauren, an undergraduate student, is the co-author of an abstract (2013/01/31).
  • CBL welcomes three undergraduate students during 2013 winter session: Lauren Resutek, Mike McClintock, and Nicholas Pentimone (2013/01/03).
  • Six abstracts from CBL have been accepted by the 2013 ORS at San Antonio.
  • Three undergraduate students in our lab, Brandon, Enoch, and Anna, received the UD Summer Research Scholarship. In addition, all three students achieved authorship in the 2013 ORS Conference proceedings.
  • CBL welcomes Leonardo Ruggiero, a visiting Ph.D. student from Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium (2012/8/01).

 

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