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Scholarly Interest Report
Renata Ramos
Lecturer in Bioengineering
  • Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering (2008) The University of Arizona
Primary Department
   Department of Bioengineering
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Department Affiliations
  • Department of Bioengineering
    Selected Publications
     Refereed articles

    Ramos RF. Addressing Muddy Points Early in the Semester Increases Student Learning in a Bioinstrumentation Laboratory Course. Proceedings, American Society of Engineering Education Conference, Reference number: 12819. 2015


    Jarjour J, Juarez AM, Kocak DK, Liu NJ, Tabata MM, Hawthorne KM, Ramos RF, Abrams SA. A Novel Approach to Improving Fat Delivery in Neonatal Enteral Feeding. Nutrients. 2015 June; 7(6): 5051 – 5064

     Book chapters

    Stamer WD, Ramos RF "Rapid Oscillations in Intraocular Pressure." Clinical Glaucoma Care: The Essentials (2014)

     Refereed conference papers

    Ramos RF "Introduction of active learning techniques increases student learning in a systems physiology laboratory course." Proceedings, American Society of Engineering Education Conference (2014)


    Sung C, Kamath RR, Cui Y, Ouyang C, Carstens E, Ramos RF, Oden, ZM "Design of a Novel Mechanical Syringe Pump for Neonatal Care in Low-Resource Settings." Global Humanitarian Technology Conference (GHTC), IEEE: 78 – 83.

     Seminar Speaker

    Ramos RF. Introduction of active learning techniques increases student learning in a systems physiology laboratory course. American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN, June 2014.

    Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
     George R. Brown Prize for Superior Teaching, Rice University

     Brown Foundation Teaching Grant: Tools to Improve Troubleshooting Skills in Bioengineering,

     Teaching Award, American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Biomedical Engineering Division (BED)

     Arts Initiative Fund Grant: Multidisciplinary Design Teams for Social and Innovative Impact,

     Excellence in Academic Advising Award, Rice University

     Brown Foundation Teaching Grant: Learning by Teaching, student driven contents for Bioengineering., Brown Foundation

     Bioengineering Teaching Award, Department of Bioengineering

    Positions Held
     Course instructor of 4 hands-on, project-based laboratory modules for bioengineering undergraduate students. (2012 - 2014)

     Technical mentor for two freshman engineering design projects per semester. (2012 - 2014)

     Technical mentor for several senior design capstone projects. (2010 - 2014)

     Resident Associate, Wiess College - Dean of Undergraduates. (2011 - 2014)

     Engineering Divisional Advisor, Office of Academic Advising. (2010 - 2010)

     Divisional Advisor, Engineering - Office of Academic Advising. (2010 - 2014)

     Health Professions Advising Committee Member, Health Professions Advising. (2013 - 2016)

     Director of Undergraduate Studies , Bioengineering Department. (2015 - 2015)

     Resident Associate, Dean of Undergraduates. (2011 - 2016)

     Director of undergraduate affairs, Department of Bioengineering. (2014 - 2014)