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Biomedical Engineering (BME) Undergraduate Admissions Accepted Student Session Spring '20

April 16: 1:00 – 3:00 PM online Q & A with Prof. Pins and Elzani van Zyl ‘17 ‘19”

More about the BME department:

Virtual Office Hours

Please use the following Zoom link and password to access any of the following online events. All times are EST.

Meeting ID: 730 218 886

For Zoom password, please contact

Faculty Office Hours:

Tuesday, April 28: 4:00-5:00pm

  • Prof. Coburn (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering)
  • Coulter Ralston (Junior, BME Honor Society President, Greek Life)

Wednesday, April 29: 9:00-10:00am

  • Prof. Gaudette (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Biomechanics and Mechanobiology)
  • Prof. Zhang (Robotics)
  • Prof. Albrecht (Bioinstrumentation and Quantitative Imaging)


  • Thursday, April 30: 12:00 noon-1:00pm:
  • Prof. Reidinger (Design and Biomaterials)
  • Prof. Ambady (Physiology and Cell/Molecular Biology)


Thursday, April 30: 5:00pm-6:00pm:

  • Prof. Billiar (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Biomechanics and Mechanobiology)
  • Prof Whittington (Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering)

Student Office Hours:

Monday, April 27: 4:00-5:00pm

  • Emma Hawkes (Senior, BME Honor Society, Admissions Interns)
  • Jake Marko (Junior, Greek Life)


Monday, April 27: 7:00-8:00pm

  • Olivia Foster – Senior, Peer Learning Assistant, WPI Dance Team
  • Keely Nistler (Junior, Track & Field, Co-op)


Tuesday, April 28: 12:00 noon–1:00pm

  • Amanda Lowther (Junior, Cross Country)
  • Abby O’Sullivan (Junior, Field Hockey)


Tuesday, April 28: 4:00pm–5:00pm

  • Coulter Ralston (Junior, BME Honor Society President, Greek Life) (with Prof Coburn)


Tuesday, April 28: 7:00-8:00pm

  • Isabelle (Izzy) Sillo – Junior, Soccer, Colleges Against Cancer
  • Mark Bray (Junior, Pre-Health, National Society of Black Engineers, Engineering Ambassadors)


Wednesday, April 29: 4:00-5:00pm

  • Sawnaz (Sunny) Shaidani – Senior, Finalist for the 2019 President's IQP Award, BME Honor Society
  • Meredith Forcier (Senior, Tour Guide, Greek Life)


Wednesday, April 29: 5:00-6:00pm

  • Logan Gaudette (Junior, Cross Country)
  • Owen Lally (Sophomore, Track & Field)


Thursday, April 30: 2:00-3:00pm

  • Carolyn Heighton (Junior, Club Lacrosse, Greek Life)
  • Annie Hughes (Junior, Swim Team)


Thursday, April 30: 3:00-4:00pm

  • Parima Sharma (Junior, BME Honor Society, Research)
  • Sarah Boermeester (Junior, Biomanufacturing Education and Training Center)
  • Madison

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