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Usmah Kawoos

Usmah KawoosUsmah Kawoos (S ’05-M ’09) received the B.E. degree in medical electronics from the Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India, in 2002, the M.S. and Ph.D degree in biomedical engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, in 2007 and 2009, respectively. Dr. Kawoos  is currently working as a post-doctoral fellow at the Naval Medical Research Center, Silver Spring, MD. Her research interest are the application of microwaves in medicine and the biocompatibility of medical implants. Dr. Kawoos is a member of the IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society (IEEE MTT-S), the Society of Women Engineers (SWE), and the Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. She is a part of the technical program committee on biological effects and medical applications of RF and microwave. She was a recipient of a Dean’s Fellowship presented by the School of Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University (September 2003-November 2005), the Best Student Poster Award, Research Day, Drexel University College of Medicine (October 2005), the Lee Smith Fellowship, Drexel University (2006-2007), and the IEEE MTT-S Graduate Fellowship for Medical Applications (2008).

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