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Dr. Demir presents two lectures to Brown University faculty and graduate students

April 16, 2008

NSF Biomedical Engineering Program Director, Dr. Semahat Demir, presents two lectures to Brown University faculty and graduate students.

  1. National Science Foundation and Funding Opportunities - The vision, mission, and overview of NSF; NSF's current priority areas; a summary of different NSF funding opportunities; biomedical engineering funding opportunities; and the NSF Merit Review Criteria. Sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
  2. Peer-Mentoring Women in Biomedical Engineering: Applications to Multiple Disciplines - Dr. Demir discussed her own experience developing a peer-mentoring program for women in biomedical engineering.  Sponsored by ADVANCE at Brown.

Dr. Demir received her BS degree in electronic engineering from Istanbul Technical University, MS degree in biomedical engineering from Bosphorous University, and a second MS degree and PhD degree in electrical and computer engineering from Rice University. She did her postdoctoral training at BioMedical Engineering Department, Johns Hopkins University.