Medtronic Scholars 2009

The Medtronic Foundation MSc. scholarships in Biomedical Engineering have been awarded to Berenika Luczak from Poland and Ioanna Zafeiri from Greece. Our thanks to the Medtronic Foundation for funding these scholarships.

Berenika LuczakBerenika graduated from the University of Western Australia (UWA) with a Bachelor of Electrical and Electronic Engineering with Honours and a Bachelor of Science majoring in Anatomy and Physiology. Berenika said: "I feel that technology will have an increasingly important role in ensuring the efficient delivery of high quality healthcare. I believe that this Master's course will enable me to understand how engineering and analytical techniques can be incorporated into medicine."

Ioanna ZafeiriIoanna graduated from the National Technical University of Athens with a B.Eng (Hons.) in Chemical Engineering. Ioanna said: "I am interested in the investigation of new applications that aim to combat chronic illnesses such as atherosclerosis, arthritis, diabetes and multiple sclerosis. The MSc. in Biomedical Engineering will give me the unique opportunity to obtain valuable experience while working as a member of a team and keeping pace with the latest advances."