Officer Archive

BMES Officers 2021-2022 Fall

Loukia Agoudemos

Credentials: Student

Position title: Webmaster/Communications

Email: lagoudemos@wisc.edu

Ava Asbury

Credentials: Student

Position title: Secretary

Email: aasbury@wisc.edu

Stephen Foley

Credentials: Student

Position title: Social Chair

Email: sdfoley2@wisc.edu

Lily Jaeger

Credentials: Student

Position title: Diversity and Inclusion Chair

Email: lmjaeger@wisc.edu

Alexis Karls

Credentials: Student

Position title: Industry Relations Chair

Email: akarls2@wisc.edu

Vanessa Obrycki

Credentials: Student

Position title: Campus Involvement Chair & Co-Social Chair

Email: vobrycki@wisc.edu

Soniya Patel

Credentials: Student

Position title: CRUISE Chair

Email: sapatel24@wisc.edu

Annika Rossebo

Credentials: Student

Position title: President

Email: rossebo@wisc.edu

Tanishka Sheth

Credentials: Student

Position title: Treasurer

Email: tsheth@wisc.edu

Ellie Wacker

Credentials: Student

Position title: Department Relations

Email: ewacker@wisc.edu

Lindsey Weiss

Credentials: Student

Position title: Vice President

Email: lcweiss@wisc.edu

Nathan Zawicki

Credentials: Student

Position title: Freshman Representative

Email: nzawicki@wisc.edu

BMES Officers 2020-2021

Kirsten Brokish

Credentials: Student

Position title: Treasurer

Email: kbrokish@wisc.edu

My name is Kirsten Brokish and I am currently a senior majoring in BME on the biomechanics track. In my free time I love reading, spending time outside and working out!

James Conklin

Credentials: Student

Position title: President

Email: jtconklin@wisc.edu

My name is James Conklin, and I will be a senior in BME this upcoming fall. Apart from BMES, I stay active on campus through various clubs and intramural sports while still going out and spending time with friends. I am very interested in public health and hope to receive my MD in the future.

Stephen Foley

Credentials: Student

Position title: Outreach

Email: sdfoley2@wisc.edu

My name is Stephen Foley, and I am a junior specializing in biomechanics and working in the Neuromuscular Biomechanics Lab. Outside of schoolwork, I enjoy music, going to concerts, and being in the great outdoors. I am very excited for this year of BMES!

Austin Gavigan

Credentials: Student

Position title: CRUISE

Email: argavigan@wisc.edu

My name is Austin Gavigan and I am a senior with an emphasis on biomechanics within BME. I am currently on a co-op with GE Healthcare in Madison working as a Supplier Quality Engineer. Last year I was the Department Relations chair for BMES and this year I am excited to begin my role as the CRUISE chair for BMES. In my free time I enjoy running, watching movies and spending time with my friends.

Madison Hodgson

Credentials: Student

Position title: Social Chair

Email: mahodgson2@wisc.edu

Hi! I am Madison Hodgson and I am a Senior BME in bioinstrumentation. I enjoy playing volleyball and basketball as well as playing with my new kitten Bella.

Tracy Lee

Credentials: Student

Position title: Department Relations

Email: tlee236@wisc.edu

I am currently a junior in BME, and also a member of the women’s golf team, SAAC, and BSAC here at UW. I am originally from South Korea, but I have lived in numerous different countries throughout my life.”

Katarina Martinet

Credentials: Student

Position title: Vice President

Email: kmartinet@wisc.edu

This year I’m a senior in BME mainly focused on tissue/cellular engineering – I’m also working on a certificate in architecture. My hobbies include running, photography, and learning new languages (I currently speak four). Reach out to me with any questions about the org or the biomaterials track in general!

Josh Niesen

Credentials: Student

Position title: Webmaster

Email: jsniesen@wisc.edu

Hello everyone! My name is Josh and I am the Webmaster for this year. I have been involved with BMES for the past four years and have valued the amazing industry experiences and connections we offer members. Outside of BMES and school I enjoy adventuring outdoors and running marathons.

Kennedy Pawell

Credentials: Student

Position title: Graduate Chair

Email: pawell@wisc.edu

John Puccinelli

Credentials: BS, MS, and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UW - Madison

Position title: Faculty Advisor

Email: john.puccinelli@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 890-3573

Address:
Room: 2132
Engineering Centers Building
1550 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Annika Rossebo

Credentials: Student

Position title: Communications

Email: rossebo@wisc.edu

I am excited to be pursuing a career in Biomedical Engineering because it gives me the opportunity to combine my goal of helping others with the creativity and innovation of engineering. As an officer, I hope to spread passion for BMES as it offers great activities and events for those who are also interested in pursuing the field of biomedical engineering!

John Rupel

Credentials: Student

Position title: Graduate Chair

Email: jrupel@wisc.edu

Hi. My name is John Rupel. I graduated with my undergrad in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science from UW Madison in May 2019. Currently, I am pursing a Master’s in Electrical Engineering. My goals for BMES include increasing communication and coordination between the BME GSA and BMES as well as having BME graduate students to share their experiences with undergrads. If you have any questions about the bio instrumentation track or electrical engineering feel free to reach via email or Linkedin.

Andi Sullivan

Credentials: Student

Position title: Secretary

Email: arsullivan@wisc.edu

My name is Andi and I am your 2020-2021 BMES Secretary. I am a senior in BME on the Biomaterials track. I am really interested in materials used in implants and how they interact with the surrounding tissue. My favorite thing about being in BMES is learning about all the different paths people are on in the field of BME as we get to know others in the program as well as industry leaders. Please feel free reach out to me if you have any questions!

Marisa Vattendahl Vidal

Credentials: Student

Position title: Campus Involvement Chair

Email: mvattendahlv@wisc.edu

Jessica Wang

Credentials: Student

Position title: Diversity Chair

Email: jwang765@wisc.edu

My name is Jessica Wang, and I’ll be a senior in BME this upcoming fall. In addition to BME, I’m also interested in global and public health, and I hope to receive my MD/MPH in the future. In my free time, I’ll usually binging a reality TV show or trying out a new recipe!

Lindsey Weiss

Credentials: Student

Position title: Industry Relations

Email: lcweiss@wisc.edu

Hey everyone! My name is Lindsey Weiss and I am the Industry Relations Chair for the 2020-2021 school year. I am currently a junior on the biomaterials/tissue engineering track. In my free time I enjoy reading, photography, and tennis. Feel free to reach out if you have any questions related to the track I am on or BMES in general!

BMES Officers 2019-2020

Alexys Birmingham

Position title: Outreach

Email: abirmingham@wisc.edu

Kirsten Brokish

Position title: Secretary

Email: kbrokish@wisc.edu

Jim Conklin

Position title: CRUISE Chair

Email: jtconklin@wisc.edu

Stephen Foley

Position title: Diversity Chair

Email: sdfoley2@wisc.edu

Madison Hodgson

Position title: Treasurer

Email: mahodgson2@wisc.edu

Grace Li

Position title: Communications

Email: jli683@wisc.edu

Katarina Martinet

Position title: Industry Relations

Email: kmartinet@wisc.edu

Josh Niesen

Credentials: Student

Position title: President

Email: jsniesen@wisc.edu

Kennedy Pawell

Position title: Social Chair

Email: pawell@wisc.edu

John Puccinelli

Credentials: BS, MS, and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UW - Madison

Position title: Faculty Advisor

Email: john.puccinelli@wisc.edu

Lucas Ratajczyk

Position title: Webmaster

Email: lratajczyk@wisc.edu

Andi Sullivan

Position title: Vice President

Email: arsullivan@wisc.edu

Lindsey Weiss

Position title: Campus Involvement

Email: lcweiss@wisc.edu

BMES Officers 2018 - 2019

Samantha Barr

Position title: Outreach

Kevin Fantl

Position title: Diversity Chair

Jessi Kelley

Position title: Industry Relations

Grace Li

Position title: Vice President

Katarina Martinet

Position title: Campus Involvement

Josh Niesen

Position title: Secretary

Kennedy Pawell

Position title: President

Kennedy Pawell

Credentials: Student

Position title: Social Chair

Email: pawell@wisc.edu

John Puccinelli

Credentials: BS, MS, and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UW - Madison

Position title: Faculty Advisor

Email: john.puccinelli@wisc.edu

Lucas Ratajczyk

Position title: Webmaster

Email: lratajczyk@wisc.edu

Colin Schrof

Position title: Communications

Sam Simon

Position title: Treasurer

Andi Sullivan

Position title: CRUISE/Department Relations

Josiah Wolf

Position title: Social Chair

BMES Officers 2017 - 2018

Austin Burg

Position title: Industry Relations

Kevin Fantl

Position title: Vice President

Thomas Guerin

Position title: Outreach Chair

Alex Henry

Position title: Treasurer

Kasia Konsor

Position title: President

Grace Li

Position title: Diversity/Campus Involvement

Katarina Martinet

Position title: Freshman Representative

Kennedy Pawell

Position title: Secretary

John Puccinelli

Credentials: BS, MS, and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UW - Madison

Position title: Faculty Advisor

Email: john.puccinelli@wisc.edu

Lucas Ratajczyk

Position title: Webmaster

Email: lratajczyk@wisc.edu

Brittany Russell

Position title: CRUISE/Department Relations

Josiah Wolf

Position title: Social Chair

BMES Officers 2016 - 2017

Josh Bensen

Position title: President

Kasia Konsor

Position title: Treasurer

Ethan Nethery

Position title: CRUISE Chair

Maddie Pechmann

Position title: Secretary

John Puccinelli

Credentials: BS, MS, and PhD in Biomedical Engineering from UW - Madison

Position title: Faculty Advisor

Email: john.puccinelli@wisc.edu

Tasnia Tabassum

Position title: Vice President