2012-2013

Phil Femano
President
pfemano@gmail.com
Hey, I'm the President of BMES. I'm a premed senior in BME at Rutgers. I do acupuncture research with Professor Shreiber and I also tutor physics.

Pushpendra Patel
Internal Vice President
pushpenp@eden.rutgers.edu 
Hey everybody, you can call me Push. I'm a junior looking to go to graduate school to pursue research in musculoskeletal tissue regeneration. I currently work in Dr. Freeman's lab. In my free time, I enjoy hanging out with friends, listening to music, and playing sports, especially basketball and football.
Jay Ravaliya
External Vice President
jayrav13@gmail.com
Melissa Conner
Treasurer
melrose.conner@gmail.com
Prachi Pisal
Secretary
prachipi@eden.rutgers.edu 
Hi everyone, I'm the Secretary of BMES this year. Apart from Biomedical Engineering, I am doing a concentration in Statistics as well as a minor in Psychology. I work as a Co-op throughout the year at Colgate-Palmolive and in my free time, I simply enjoy going out and socializing with people.

Sayeli Jayade
EGC Representative 
sayeli.jayade@rutgers.edu 
I'm a sophomore in BME and a math minor. I love to help people and I've been volunteering in different hospitals and physical rehabilitation centers continuously since 7th grade. In high school I played golf for our school team and was our Team Captain my senior year. I still love to play the occasional round or two. My greatest passion is dance and I've been learning Indian classical dance for seven years. I am on my way to obtain a masters degrees from my dance academy.

Elise Trivett
Historian
elise.trivett@rutgers.edu
Hello! My name is Elise Trivett and I am a second year Biomedical Engineering student. I am heavily involved in Engineers Without Borders-Rutgers Chapter and I am also a volunteer at Monmouth Medical Center. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family, taking pictures, and going to the beach.
Kate Connolly
Public Relations Chair 
clc250@eden.rutgers.edu 
This is my first year serving on the board as the Public Relations Chair. I am a sophomore biomedical engineering major and Spanish minor. My hobbies include Russian club, running, playing soccer, and exploring New York City.
Eamon Collins
Fundraising Chair
eamon.collins@rutgers.edu
I am a sophomore Biomedical Engineering student and Mathematics minor. Before this position, I served on the Engineering Governing Council’s Fundraising Committee. In my spare time, I officiate recreation soccer matches. I enjoy cycling, soccer, and discovering new music.
Julian Modesto
Webmaster
julian.modesto@rutgers.edu 
Hi, I'm in Biomedical Engineering & Computer Science and will be managing the website this year. Hike, bike, travel, read, and research.
Shiv Seth Kaushal
Class of 2014 Representative
skausha1@eden.rutgers.edu
I am a Junior and the class of 2014 representative. I am majoring in Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science. I am a brother of Theta Delta Chi and enjoy Djing and playing Soccer.
Krupa Patel
Class 2015 Representative
kp404@eden.rutgers.edu 
Krupa Patel is a sophomore Biomedical Engineering major with a minor in Economics. In addition to serving as the Class of 2015 Representative for BMES, she conducts research with Professor Yarmush in developing a technique using mesenchymal stem cells to treat spinal cord injury. She also loves dancing on RU RAGA, a competitive traditional Indian dance team, going on adventures, and meeting new people.