Gurjap Singh, a graduate student under the supervision of Prof Albert Ratner, has won the Student Innovator Award for 2018. Interim Provost Prof Sue Curry and Dean of the Graduate College Prof John Keller handed over the award in a ceremony at Hancher auditorium on 17 April. 

This award is given by the Office of Research and Economic Development to honor undergraduate and/or graduate students conducting research/scholarly innovation or new technology development that is recognized as highly original work and has led to intellectual property. Gurjap was nominated for this award for the pulsatile flow-related work taking place at BRAHMA Lab, a collaborative lab between the Department of Surgery and the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering. Prof Albert Ratner is a Co-PI in BRAHMA Lab. 

He is currently a Research Assistant for the Department of Surgery at the Carver College of Medicine, as well as a PhD scholar in the Department of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering.

We wish him the best!

Above: Gurjap with his award at Hancher auditorium