Ekpenyong Selected as Research Mentor by AAPM

Andrew Ekpenyong, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Physics, has been selected by the American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) as a research mentor for recipients of the 2021 AAPM national undergraduate summer research fellowship. The AAPM Program “matches exceptional students with exceptional medical physicists, many who are faculty at leading research centers.” Ekpenyong’s selected research entry, “Nanoparticle-Mediated Radiation Therapy,” is carried out at the Translational Biomedical Physics Research Lab in the Physics Department. Ekpenyong has mentored several master’s degree students and over 45 undergraduates since 2014.