Armen won the 2017 Engelson PhD Thesis Award for his thesis entitled: "Towards Noninvasive Functional Gastrointestinal Assessment with Multi-Electrode Surface Potential Recordings". The award recognizes the best PhD Thesis of the academic year in the Department of Bioengineering according to the following criteria: originality, depth of the analysis, and significance of the work and its potential impact.
Dae won the 2017 Shunichi Usami PhD Thesis Design Award for his thesis entitled: "Clinically-Guided Engineering for Scaling Wearable Health Monitoring: Adhesive Stretchable Sensors and Dynamic Statistical Analyses in Sleep Medicine". The award is for the most meritorious PhD thesis of the academic year with a special emphasis on the design aspects of bioengineering.
Armen Gharibans (right) and Dae Kang (left) with their PhD advisor Todd Coleman (middle).