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Dr. Lee's Awards and Honors

  1. Featured Cover Art: Advanced Engineering Materials (AEM), Volume 23, Issue 6, 2021
  2. OU Institute for the Study of Human Flourishing Teaching Intellectual Virtues Program Award, 2021
  3. OU VPRP Strategic Equipment Investment Program Award, 2021
  4. University Distinguished Teaching Award, 2020
  5. Featured Cover Art: International Journal for Numerical Methods in Biomedical Engineering (IJNMBE), Volume 36, Issue 7, 2020
  6. OU VPR Faculty Investment Program Award FY2020, 2020
  7. Nancy L. Mergler Faculty Mentor Award for Undergraduate Research, 2018
  8. OU VPR Faculty Investment Program Award FY2018, 2018
  9. OU VPR Faculty Investment Program Award FY2017, 2017
  10. American Heart Association Scientist Development Grant (SDG), 7/2016–6/2021
  11. American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1/2014–12/2015
  12. First Place Winner for the Dimitris N. Chorafas Foundation Awards, 2011
  13. UCLA Dissertation Year Fellowship, 9/2010–8/2011
  14. Travel Award from the 1st Global Congress on NanoEngineering for Medicine and Biology, 2010
  15. Travel Award from the 10th U.S. National Congress on Computational Mechanics, 2009
  16. UCLA Chancellor’s Prize Summer Mentorship, 2008 and 2009
  17. UCLA Civil Engineering Graduate Student Fellowship, 2007, 2008 and 2009

Media Coverage

  1. CellScale Company’s Research Collection: “Dr. Chung-Hao Lee’s Publications and Research,” 2020
  2. Story featured on OUDAILY “4 OU Students Named Finalists at 2019 Summer Bioengineering Conference,” 2019
  3. Story on AME Blog “Gaylord student produces video of Dr. Chung-Hao Lee’s Research,” 2018
  4. Story featured on NewsWise “OU Researcher Uses Geometry for Affairs of the Heart,” 2018
  5. Faculty Research Highlight in OU AME Annual Newsletter “Development of Novel Medical Device for Intracranial Aneurysms,” 2018
  6. Faculty Research Highlight in OU AME Annual Newsletter “Computer-Assisted Management and Treatment of Functional Tricuspid Regurgitation,” 2017
  7. Cited in International Science Grid This Week (isgtw) “Developing models to predict long-term effects of heart repair,” 4/16/2014
  8. Story featured in Reporting Texas “Researchers work to see the heart more clearly and save lives,” 12/3/2013

Mentored Students' Awards and Honors

  1. Katherine Casey, First Place Award for the B.S.-Level Student Poster Competition, 2021 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2021
  2. Luke Hudson, Finalist for the M.S.-Level Student Poster Competition, 2021 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2021
  3. Sergio Pineda-Castillo, 2nd Place Award for the Best Student Micrograph Contest, Oklahoma Microscopy Society Annual Spring Meeting, 2021
  4. Seapehi Molise, Ryan Myers, and Ryan Kenny, First Place Award (Aerospace & Mechanical Engineering Category) at OU Undergraduate Research Day, 2021
  5. Colton Ross, 3rd Place for the Best Paper Award, the 40th AIAA/ASME Regional Symposium, 2021
  6. Devein Laurence and Colton Ross, Honorable Short-Listed Presenters, the 40th AIAA/ASME Regional Symposium, 2021
  7. Devin Laurence, American Heart Association (AHA) Predoctoral Fellowship – Congenital Heart Defect Research Program, 2020
  8. Devin Laurence, 2nd Place for the Student Paper Competition Ph.D.-Level Award, 2020 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2020
  9. Luke Hudson, 3rd Place for the Student Poster Competition B.S.-Level Award, 2020 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2020
  10. Colton Ross, Finalist for the M.S.-Level Student Poster Competition, 2020 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2020
  11. Grace Duginski, Finalist for the B.S.-Level Student Poster Competition, 2020 Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2020
  12. Grace Duginski, OU Honors College Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Research, 2020
  13. Allyson Echols, Honorable Mention at OU Undergraduate Research Day, 2020
  14. Colton Ross, Graduate Research Fellowship Award, the National Science Foundation, 2020
  15. Hunter Lau, OU AME Outstanding Junior in Mechanical Engineering, 2020
  16. Colton Ross, Robberson Travel Award for Attending BMES Annual Meeting, 2019
  17. Devin Laurence, Graduate Research Fellowship Award, the National Science Foundation, 2019
  18. Devin Laurence, 1st Place for the Student Poster Competition M.S.-Level Award, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2019
  19. Samuel Jett, 3rd Place for the Student Poster Competition M.S.-Level Award, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2019
  20. Colton Ross and Cortland Johns, Finalists for the B.S.-Level Student Poster Competition, Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering, and Biotransport Conference, 2019
  21. Devin Laurence, 1st Place Award for the Student Poster Competition, 3rd Annual OU-OUHSC Biomedical Engineering Symposium, 2019
  22. Samuel Jett, 3rd Place Awards for the Student Poster Competition, 3rd Annual OU-OUHSC Biomedical Engineering Symposium, 2019
  23. Devin Laurence, Robberson Travel Award for Attending SB3C2019, 2019
  24. Robert Kunkel, Robberson Travel Award for Attending SB3C2019, 2019
  25. Devin Laurence, OU Foundation Harvey Memorial Scholarship, 2019
  26. Luke Hudson, ASME Central Oklahoma Section Undergraduate Scholarship, 2019
  27. Colton Ross, Ryan Bodlak, Luke Whitney, Wyatt Maney, Robert Beem, Presentation 3rd Place, ME Capstone Design, 2019
  28. Devin Laurence and Colton Ross, OU AME Graduate Scholarships, 2019
  29. Devin Laurence, Gallogly College of Engineering PhD Recruitment Excellence Fellowship, 2019
  30. Devin Laurence, OU Alumni and Foundation Recruitment Fellowship, 2019
  31. Cortland Johns, OU AME Outstanding Junior in Mechanical Engineering, 2019
  32. Colton Ross, OU Honors College Award for Most Outstanding Project Grand Prize, 2019
  33. Daniel Tsai, OU Honors College Award for Distinction in Undergraduate Research, 2019
  34. Cortland Johns, Honorable Mention at OU Undergraduate Research Day, 2019
  35. Katherine Kramer, Gallogly College of Engineering Outstanding Senior Award, 2018
  36. Katherine Kramer, Devin Laurence, Colton Ross, Cortland Johns, and Leanna Corbett, Donna Shirley Engineering Award, 2018
  37. Samuel Jett, Finalists for the B.S.-Level Student Poster Competition, 8th World Congress of Biomechanics, 2018
  38. Samuel Jett, Octavio Serrano, Donnie Robinson, Zach Schuermann, Keaton Mullenix, 1st Place Outstanding Testing Category & 3rd Place Overall, ME Capstone Design Poster Fair, 2018
  39. Katherine Kramer, OU Regent’s Award for Outstanding Juniors, 2018
  40. Devin Laurence, Grand Prize at 2018 Research Day at the Capitol, the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education & Oklahoma Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, 2018
  41. Colton Ross, ASME Central Oklahoma Section Undergraduate Scholarship, 2018
  42. Katherine Kramer, OU Foundation Harvey Memorial Scholarship, 2018
  43. Colton Ross, OU AME Outstanding Junior in Mechanical Engineering, 2018
  44. Devin Laurence, ASME Central Oklahoma Section Undergraduate Scholarship, 2017
  45. Katherine Kramer, Stephenson School of Biomedical Engineering Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award, 2017