All bioengineering undergraduate students have the opportunity to work with talented faculty in a research setting at Mason.
Available Research Projects
The following lab research projects are available for Bioengineering Undergraduates for the fall 2022 and spring 2023 terms.
If you are interested, please click the faculty name and email them explaining why you are interested, and what time you have available for the project and also include your CV and transcript.
You can also read about our research areas at https://bioengineering.gmu.edu/research
Biomaterials and Nanomedicine
Faculty Member: Caroline Hoemann
Lab Location: Institute for Advanced Biomedical Studies (IABR) SciTech Campus
Project 1: Ultrasound imaging of arthritic changes at the cartilage-bone interface
- Skills needed: Matlab, basic web lab skills, curiosity, can travel to SciTech 12 hours per week, summer 2023.
Project 2: Immune cell responses to acute wounding
- Skills needed: Basic wet lab skills, curiosity, can travel to SciTech 12 hours per week, summer 2023.
Faculty Member: Avrama Blackwell
Lab location: Krasnow, Fairfax Campus
Parameter optimization to real data using Brian2 software. Pre-reqs: python coding experience (beyond CS112). 8 hours per week or more.
Imaging and Devices
Faculty Member: Siddhartha Sikdar
Lab Location: Biomedical Imaging Laboratory, Peterson Hall, Fairfax.
Project 1: Biomarkers for myofascial pain
- Skills needed: Matlab, data analysis, strong motivation, and intellectual curiosity, excellent communication, people skills, and organization skills, Fall 2022 and Spring 2023.