Darvin Griffin, Ph.D.: New Faces Award
Darvin Griffin, Ph.D.Darvin, 29, is part of a research group at Cornell University’s Bonassar Lab, assessing treatments for cartilage repair in the knee, which is associated with loss of function and long-term complications such as osteoarthritis. He has received many honors and awards, including the 2015 NSBE Mike Shinn Distinguished Graduate Student of the Year and prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program. For four consecutive years, he has served as a mentor and role model to minority students in STEM fields at the middle school and college levels.
Award Year: 2016
Employer: Cornell University
Nominated By: National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
Education: Mississippi State University/B.S., Biological Engineering. Cornell University/M.S., Biomedical Engineering; Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering