Awards & Fellowships

Research Awards

2019  Runner-up Best Poster, IEEE BHI [paper

2018  Runner-up Best Paper, IEEE BSN [paper

2018  Best Paper Finalist, IEEE EMBC Student Paper Competition [paper

2017  Best Poster, NextFlex Flexible Hybrid Electronics Workshop 

Fellowships

2020-2021  National Library of Medicine Postdoctoral Fellowship, Columbia University (declined)

2015  Teaching Assistant Training and Development Fellowship

2014-2015  Clark School of Engineering Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, University of Maryland

Professional Awards

2019  NextProf Future Faculty Workshop Award [news]

2019  iREDEFINE Workshop Award, Georgia Tech

2018  Rising Stars in EECS, MIT [GT news 1] [GT news 2[MIT news] [brochure]

2018  iREDEFINE ECE Professional Development Award, NSF

Conference Travel Awards

2018  IEEE BSN, BHI, EMBC Travel Awards

2016  Molecular Med Tri-Conference, Personal Diagnostics Travel Award

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Media Coverage & Recognition

MAY, 2020  COVID-19 Sonrasi Saglik Teknolojileri (Health Tech Post-COVID-19), Bahcesehir University Faculty of Medicine Conference Series, attended as guest, streamed live [Turkish]

DEC, 2019  ECEDHA and iREDEFINE: Bringing Together Academia and Industry, Leslie Prives, IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine, 13(2): 28-33

AUG, 2019  Gurel Chosen for NextProf Nexus Workshop, Jackie Nemeth, Georgia Tech

DEC, 2018  Three ECE Students Become Rising Stars in Academia, Ashlee Gardner, Georgia Tech

JUN, 2018  Gurel Invited to Rising Stars Workshop, Takes Part in iREDEFINE, Jackie Nemeth, Georgia Tech

JUN, 2018  Toward Wearable Sensing Enabled Closed-Loop Non-invasive Vagus Nerve Stimulation, MIT EECS

MAR, 2018  Gurel Receives Paper Prize at IEEE BSN Conference, Jackie Nemeth, Georgia Tech

DEC, 2017 Georgia Tech and NextFlex Team-Up to Make the Internet-of-Things More Flexible & Power Efficient, Christa Ernst, GT Research Horizons