2010 Sloane Robinson Scholars

The Sloane Robinson Foundation scholarships for 2010-2011 in Biomedical Engineering have been awarded to Giovanni Milandri and David Springer who are both from South Africa. Our thanks to the Sloane Robinson Foundation for funding these scholarships.

Giovanni MilandriGiovanni Milandri (Keble College, Oxford) has a First Class degree in Mechanical Engineering as well as a MSc by research in Mechanical Engineering (Distinction) from Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Based on his recent work experience, Giovanni would like to apply his skills to designing medical devices. He has aspirations to return to South Africa and work with university spin-out companies in the biomedical engineering field.

David SpringerDavid Springer (St Edmund Hall, Oxford) graduated from the University of Cape Town, South Africa, with a First Class degree in Mechatronics. After his MSc in Biomedical Engineering, David would like to study for his DPhil at the University of Oxford and then return to South Africa to help people who have lost their limbs by researching and designing prosthetics in an industrial environment.