Alumni Snapshot: Eric Waselewski

Resident in Internal Medicine Department at Michigan Medicine  Hobbies: My hobbies include running, weight training, reading, sneakers, and hanging out with my friends. • • • Advice for current students: One of the greatest things about being a student is how much choice and freedom you have with your time. Once you finish undergrad, part…

Alumni Snapshot: Maninder Singh

Software Engineer at Salesforce on the Government Cloud team  Hobbies: I like being outdoors in and around San Francisco. I go on hikes with my roommates and play tennis. I also like being active and am getting into photography. • • • Advice for current students: I would recommend students to network with BME alumni…

Alumni Snapshot: Jordan Pollack

R&D Engineer at a Medical Device Startup in Tel Aviv, Israel  Hobbies: I play guitar, cycle, cook, read, and enjoy the arts. • • • Advice for current students: My advice for current students is to study as much engineering as possible. Biomedical engineers get a reputation for not being real engineers or at best…

Alumni Snapshot: Tyler Kemerer

2nd Year Dental Student at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry / Ensign (Reserve Officer) U.S. Navy Hobbies: Anything that gets me outdoors (IM sports, hiking, camping, fishing, hunting, playing with dogs), reading history/finance books, playing board/card games, and building LEGOs • • • Advice for current students: I would advise getting involved in…

Alumni Snapshot: Marika Waselewski

Research Program Manager in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Michigan Hobbies: Working out, binge watching crime shows, cooking Advice for current students: It’s okay to not know exactly what you want to do after school or to not have your next step lined up immediately after graduation. On a more personal…

Alumni Snapshot: Chadwick Warhola

Senior Mapping Specialist with Boston Scientific in Los Angeles Hobbies: In my free time, I spend weekends and weeknights with friends (many made at Michigan), playing intramural soccer, beach volleyball, hiking and exploring Los Angeles’s various offerings.  Advice for current students: Make the most of your time at the University because Michigan has everything. One…

Alumni Snapshot: Zachary Gala

4th Year Medical Student – Applying to Plastic Surgery Residency Hobbies: Music/DJing (House, Techno), Athletics/Exercise/Fitness, Movies, Travel, Cooking, Animals, Biomedical technology Advice for current students: Where to start…  1) Many students may be used to being the top of their class prior to being at Michigan. They may unexpectedly struggle, or at least not do…

Alumni Snapshot: Kayla Curtis

Product Design Designer at NuStep, LLC Hobbies: Painting, pottery, and anything I can create or build with my hands! Playing games and drinking craft beer with friends. Advice for current students: If you aren’t sure what job you want or what career path to follow, treat your life as a design problem. Prototype it, trial…

Alumni Snapshot: Umayal Swarnam

Technology Development Engineer at AT&T Umayal Swarnam, Technology Development Engineer at AT&T • • • Hobbies: I love dancing, yoga, traveling, and always looking for a good movie. Advice for current students: Even if you’re climbing a mountain, take it one step at a time, you’ll make it and see further. Evaluate and take risks…

Alumni Snapshot: Anastasia Ostrowski

Research Assistant at the MIT Media Lab Hobbies: Rock-climbing, pilates/yoga, laser cutting Advice for current students: Don’t hesitate to push outside of the boundaries of biomedical engineering and explore interdisciplinary work and/or research. Embrace pursuing other experiences outside of what your degree may traditionally direct you towards. • • • Career path: My path to…