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Leah Gutzwiller

Honors Ambassador


Leah Gutzwiller is a junior in the Haslam Scholars Program from Cincinnati, OH. She is a Biomedical Engineering major on the Therapeutics track. Leah works on campus as an Engineering Ambassador and as an Undergraduate Researcher in Dr. Sarles model membrane lab.

As a member of the Haslam Scholars Program, Leah has been able to engage in interdisciplinary coursework, hear from Tennessee’s Leaders, and serve her Knoxville community. Additionally, Leah is looking forward to studying abroad in Dublin, Ireland in January with her Haslam Scholar Cohort. Leah particularly enjoys UTK for the Smokey Mountains, it’s variety of clubs and activities, and the amazing restaurants! Ever need advice on a restaurant for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, ask Leah!

Leah's Expert Topics: Haslam Scholars Program, Engineering/Honors Engineering, Research/Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU), Minorities in STEM, SGA, out-of-state, Knoxville restaurants

Leah's Campus Involvement: Engineering Ambassadors (Social Media Chair), Undergraduate Research, Emerging Leaders, Leadership Knoxville Scholar, Grand Challenge Scholars Program, Society of Women Engineers (Alumni Chair, mentor), SGA Undergraduate Senate (Chairwoman), Biomedical Engineering Society (Secretary,mentor), Chancellor’s Commission for Women (Communications Committee)

Leah's Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence, Lipid Membranes, Cancer, Heart Disease, Drug Delivery


Meet with Leah!

Leah offers virtual office hours at the following times:

· Wednesdays from 10:30 -11:30 AM

· Thursdays from 4:00-5:00 PM

Want to attend class with Leah? She hosts students for the following class:

· Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 1:00-1:50 - BME341 (Biofluids)

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