Stevens team wins First Place in ISPE Student Poster Competition

December 02, 2009

HOBOKEN - A team comprised of undergraduate students from Stevens Institute of Technology was awarded top honors in a national poster contest hosted by the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE).

The annual contest highlights the research conducted by the students and was held last month at the ISPE Annual Meeting in San Diego, Calif.

The winning poster, titled "Evaluation of a Posterior Criciate Ligament Tensioning Device," was presented by Aaron Rella, a Biomedical Engineering major on behalf of his teammates: Mariel Menafra, Katherine Reighard and Jenifer McGuire.

The faculty advisors for the team were Professor Antonio Valdevit and Dr. Vikki Hazelwood.

The team won the regional poster contest conducted by the New Jersey Chapter of ISPE in April, and was one of the six student teams sent to the international competition at the New Jersey Chapter's expense.
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Additional information may be found at: http://www.ispe.org/cs/students_section/poster_competition

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology is one of the leading technological universities in the world dedicated to learning and research. Through its broad-based curricula, nurturing of creative inventiveness, and cross disciplinary research, the Institute is at the forefront of global challenges in engineering, science, and technology management. Partnerships and collaboration between, and among, business, industry, government and other universities contribute to the enriched environment of the Institute. A new model for technology commercialization in academe, known as Technogenesis®, involves external partners in launching business enterprises to create broad opportunities and shared value. Stevens offers baccalaureates, master's and doctoral degrees in engineering, science, computer science and management, in addition to a baccalaureate degree in the humanities and liberal arts, and in business and technology. The university has a total enrollment of 2,150 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate students with about 250 full-time faculty. Stevens' graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America. Additional information may be obtained from its web page at www.stevens.edu.

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