Members of Northwestern's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers traveled to their fall regional conference and took home several awards.

Members of Northwestern's chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers traveled to their fall regional conference and took home several awards. The chapter's Academic Technical Bowl team took first place in the regional competition. Team members included Okechukwu Chika (electrical engineering '09), Reginald Sandy (biomedical engineering '11), Evan Dickerson-Rusan (electrical engineering '11), and Taju Sanusi (biomedical engineering '12). Other winners included Zuri Hemphill (biomedical engineering '11), who placed third for her research in memory alloy stents, and Uchenna Moka (biomedical engineering '09), who took first place for her research on the formation of pancreatic islets in the developing mouse. (From http://magazine.mccormick.northwestern.edu/SPRING_2009/McCormick_News.html).