Professors Parker and Loiselle receive University Research Awards
Congratulations to RCBU members Kevin Parker, the William F. May Professor of Engineering and Alayna Loiselle, assistant professor of orthopedics who received University Research Awards this year. Professor Parker’s project is titled, “Brain Elastography with Optical Coherence Tomography” and his collaborators are Jannick Rolland, the Brian J. Thompson Professor of Optical Engineering and Maiken Nedergaard, professor of neurosurgery. Professor Loiselle’s project is titled, “Non-invasive quantitative assessment of tendon healing using ultrasound and machine learning.” She collaborated with fellow assistant professor of orthopaedics Constantinos Ketonis on this project.
University Research Awards provide seed grants for promising research and has been increased from $500,000 to $1 million. Half of the funding comes from the President’s Fund, with the rest being matched by the various schools whose faculty members are recipients.