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Max Shepherd

Spotlight on Max Shepherd: PhD Candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering

Max Shepherd is a PhD candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the McCormick School of Engineering. His research focuses on the mechanical design and control of lower limb prosthetics and how prosthetic foot behavior affects the biomechanics of walking.  Max was recently named a Presidential Fellow, the most prestigious fellowship awarded to graduate students by Northwestern University.   

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Nyree Zerega

Nyree Zerega: Director of Graduate Studies of the Program in Plant Biology and Conservation

Nyree Zerega is the Director of Graduate Studies (DGS) of the Program in Plant Biology and Conservation at the Weinberg College of Arts & Sciences, offered jointly with the Chicago Botanic Garden. Her research focuses primarily on evolution, systematics, biogeography, and reproductive ecology of plants; as well as conservation of plant genetic resources.

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