Bioengineering Ph.D. student Alex Ferris and electrical engineering Ph.D. student Sarah Hooper will be interning at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle this summer after being selected for the Hertz Fellowships in Global Health and Development.
At the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, Stanford Medicine pediatric cardiologist David Axelrod is working on using virtual reality (VR) to model heart defects.
Stanford psychology majors are collaborating with department faculty in research projects on topics including empathy’s role in the criminal justice system, cystic fibrosis and cross-cultural understanding of well-being.
Computer science researcher and lecturer Chris Piech ’10 M.A. ’11 Ph.D. ’16, who currently teaches the introductory computer science course CS 106A: Programming Methodologies, has implemented a new assignment submission system in a personal research project to better understand students’ learning processes.