Zachary Newman

Zachary Newman is a biomedical engineering student who is currently working as an intern at the Materials Processing and Applications Development (MPAD) research facility. A native of Norcross, Georgia, he currently resides at a UAB resident hall where he serves as an RA.

When our new Dean of Engineering, Jeff Holmes, M.D., Ph.D., first arrived on campus, we asked him Five Questions about UAB, Birmingham, and himself. Recently, Holmes started posing his own "Five Questions" to our UAB Engineering students. In the clips below, BME student Zachary Newman answers questions about his experience as a UAB student. Then he turns the interview around with a few questions of his own for the new dean.

Bonus Footage

More News

CEM welcomes spring 2022 graduate students

CEM welcomes spring 2022 graduate students

The Construction Engineering Management (CEM) program received a total of 38 new master’s students during the January 7 and 8, 2022 graduate orientation. This was an excellent opportunity for the incoming academics to meet the CEM faculty, staff, and their new classmates, in a safe and healthy virtual setting.

Read More
Zhou receives AHA Melvin L. Marcus Early Career Investigator Award in Basic Cardiovascular Science

Zhou receives AHA Melvin L. Marcus Early Career Investigator Award in Basic Cardiovascular Science

Written by Hannah Weems

Yang Zhou, Ph.D., assistant professor in the UAB Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been awarded the Melvin L. Marcus Early Career Investigator Award in Basic Cardiovascular Science from the American Heart Association’s Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences. Zhou received the award at the organization’s 2021 Scientific Sessions following the presentation of her proposal, “TBX20 improves contractility and mitochondrial function during direct cardiac reprogramming from human fibroblasts.”

Read More