Stephanie Young is a doctoral student in educational psychology at the University of Texas at Austin. Her research focuses on educational pathways to STEM careers, underrepresented minorities and females in STEM, and psychosocial influences on STEM learning. In her time at the University of Texas, she has worked with the Department of Mathematics and the Department of Biomedical Engineering on undergraduate student education initiatives. She draws on her experiences in technical recruiting and mathematics education to influence her research. Stephanie holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a master's in educational psychology from the University of Texas at Austin.
Margo Cousins oversees undergraduate and graduate academic advising at the Department Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin. She directs the office in strategic academic and professional development advising, capstone projects program, research experiences for undergraduates, first-year interest groups, and other special programs.
Dr. Mia K. Markey is a Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Cullen Trust for Higher Education Endowed Professorship in Engineering #1 at The University of Texas at Austin as well as Adjunct Professor of Imaging Physics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Dr. Markey is a 1994 graduate of the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy. She has a B.S. in computational biology (Carnegie Mellon, 1998). Dr. Markey earned her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering (2002), along with a certificate in bioinformatics, from Duke University. Dr. Markey has been recognized for excellence in research and teaching with awards from organizations such as the American Medical Informatics Association, the American Society for Engineering Education, the American Cancer Society, and the Society for Women’s Health Research. She is a Fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and is a Senior Member of both the IEEE and the SPIE.
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