Auckland Bioengineering Institute


Gastrointestinal System Group Awards

2017


Tim Angeli

Edith C. Coan Postdoctoral Fellow, Auckland Medical Research Foundation

Early Career Research Excellence Award, University of Auckland

2016


Leo Cheng, Greg O'Grady, Peng Du, Tim Angeli, Niranchan Paskaranandavadivel, Shameer Sathar

Vice Chancellor's Research Excellence Award ,University of Auckland.

 

Tim Angeli

Young Investigator Award for Best Poster Presentation, American Gastroenterological Association, Digestive Disease Week Conference, San Diego, CA, USA.

 

Suseela Somarajan
Young Investigator Award for Best Poster Presentation, American Gastroenterological Association, Digestive Disease Week Conference, San Diego, CA, USA.

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2015


Tim Angeli

Best Luminal Paper / Presentation, NZ Society of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, Rotorua.

 

Leo Cheng

Humboldt Research Awardee, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.


Peng Du

Rutherford Discovery Fellow, Royal Society of New Zealand.

Alvarez Award (Best overall abstract), iGES Society Annual Meeting, Washington DC.

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2014


Niranchan Paskaranandavadivel

Robert Stern Award Winner (Best Young Investigator), iGES Sociey Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

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2013


Tim Angeli

Distinguished Young Investigator Award, 17th Neurogastroenterology & Motility Scientific Meeting, Huntington Beach, CA.


Jerry Gao

RHT Bates Postgraduate Scholarship, Royal Society of New Zealand.


Shameer Sathar

Young Investigators Award, 15th International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Singapore.

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2012


Tim Angeli

RHT Bates Postgraduate Scholarship, Royal Society of New Zealand.


Peng Du

Rutherford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow, Royal Society of New Zealand.

Vice Chancellor's Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis, University of Auckland.


Jerry Gao

Freemason's Postgraduate Scholarship, New Zealand.

Young Investigator Award, International Electrogastrography Society Workshop, San Diego, CA.


Greg O'Grady

Top Publication, School of Medicine Annual Doctoral Showcase, Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences, University of Auckland.

Best Published Paper, New Zealand Society for Gastroenterology.


Niranchan Paskaranandavadivel

Best Presentation award, Riddet Centre of Research Excellence Annual Scientific Meeting, New Zealand.

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2011


Tim Angeli

Exposure Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Oral Presentation.

1st Prize, Exposure 2011, University of Auckland.

Best Presentation award, Riddet Centre of Research Excellence Annual Scientific Meeting, New Zealand.

Baxter Healthcare Young Investigator Award for Luminal Research, NZ Society of Gastroenterology Annual Scientific Meeting, Dunedin.


Jerry Gao

Poster of Distinction, DDW conference, Chicago.


Rachel Lees-Green

AGA-Horizon Pharma Student Abstract Prize, DDW conference, Chicago.


Greg O'Grady

AGA Masters in Gastroenterology Award, American Gastroenterology Association.

Poster of Distinction, DDW conference, Chicago.


Niranchan Paskaranandavadivel

Exposure Live/Multimedia Performance.

3rd Prize, Exposure 2011, University of Auckland.

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2010


Tim Angeli

First place, Engineering Science and Biomedical Engineering category, Engineering Postgraduate Society poster competition.


Peng Du

John Carmen Prize for the Best Biomedical Engineering talk, MedSci conference, Queenstown.


Greg O’Grady

Young Investigator Clinical Grant Award, American Neurogastroenterology & Motility Society (ANMS) conference.

Baxter Young Investigator Award, NZGS conference, Auckland.


The G.I. Joes

First place, the SPARK Ideas Challenge and i-Volve award for the best biotechnological idea.

The SPARK 100K Qualifiers Challenge.

Third place in the SPARK 100K Challenge Finals.

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2009


Peng Du

First Place Student Paper Competition Winner & Geographic Finalist, Asia Pacific, EMBC conference, Minneapolis, MN.


Greg O'Grady

Young Investigator Award and Best Abstract Award, NGM conference, Chicago, IL.

Ferring Young Investigator Award, NZGS conference, Wellington.

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2008


Peng Du

AGA Abstract of Distinction, DDW conference, San Diego.

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2007


Rita Yassi

Second place, Faculty of Engineering and First place, Engineering Science and Biomedical Engineering category, Vector poster competition.

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2005


Anita Lin

First place, Faculty of Engineering, BECA Postgraduate Poster Competition.

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2004


Leo Cheng

AGA Distinguished Abstract Plenary Presentation, DDW conference, Chicago, IL.

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2003


Martin Buist

AGA Distinguished Abstract Plenary Presentation, DDW conference, Orlando, FL.

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