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Keshav Patel, UNC '19


Keshav
Patel

Cohort 3

Hometown: Cary, NC

Major: Biomedical Engineering and Mathematics, with a minor in Chemistry

Research Interest: Mathematical biology



My favorite CSS experience was sharing my research at the 2019 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Indianapolis.




GRADUATE/PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL:

University of Utah (PhD, Mathematics)


WHAT ARE YOUR FUTURE GOALS?

In the future, I hope to work in academia.


WHAT DREW YOU TO THE CSS PROGRAM?

I was really interested in the program’s mentoring for students interested in research.


WHAT WAS YOUR FAVORITE CSS EXPERIENCE OR MEMORY?

My favorite CSS experience was sharing my research at the 2019 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Indianapolis. I received an award for my oral research presentation.


HOW HAS CSS SHAPED YOUR CAREER GOALS?

I gained a broader perspective on the intellectual and social components that shape past and present research.


WHAT IS YOUR PRIMARY RESEARCH INTEREST?

At UNC, I studied Mathematical Biology under Dr. Greg Forest and Dr. Sam Lai.


AWARDS AND HONORS

  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program, Winner (2019)
  • ABRCMS Oral Research Presentation Award (2018)
  • Graduated with Highest Honors and Highest Distinction

Research Publications