Hannah Geisler, 2020 Co-op student of the year
Bioengineering major, Chemistry minor, Hannah Geisler, was awarded the 2020 Swanson School of Engineering Co-op, Student of the Year Award. Hannah completed her co-op with Zoll Cardiac Management and pioneered the first virtual testing procedure due to
the pandemic, including a 50-page protocol, and test platforms. During her time at Zoll, Hannah also worked on a wearable defibrillator, LifeVest. She helped code the voice of the device, giving audio instruction on use and appropriate responses of
the user. Beyond co-op, Hannah has published three papers. One in an upcoming edition the Journal of Biological Chemistry, and two poster publications. This past summer, Hannah worked as a National Science Foundation, Bio-Materials Undergraduate research
assistant in Dr. Ruder 's lab at Pitt. In addition to receiving a trophy and certificate, a monetary gift has been awarded. Hannah is scheduled to graduate April 2021. Congratulations, Hannah!
Congratulations to everyone! We are so lucky to work with such a wonderful group of students and employers.
2020 Co-op Student of the Year Nominees:
Justin Weber, Mechanical Engineer, Conair/IPEG
2020 Co-op Tenacity Award
2020 Co-op Trailblazer Award
Joanne Day STEM Winner