Provost Diversity Fellow: Howard Nicholson III

Howard Nicholson, young male with glasses and goatee, wearing a black shirt

Howard Nicholson III, PhD candidate

Department and School
Biomedical Engineering, Engineering & Applied Science

Howard Nicholson III graduated from the University of Maryland Baltimore County with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and minor in music. This past fall, Howard started in the Biomedical Engineering M.S./Ph.D. Program working under the mentorship of Dr. Clark Hung in the Cellular Engineering Laboratory to understand how physical and chemical stimuli impact cells and tissues in order to incorporate these forces in strategies for developing functional tissue substitutes of clinical relevance. He is also interested in investigating how bias and racism may lead to inequity in healthcare and biomedical innovation. Outside of research, Howard enjoys reading, exercising, and music.

Clark Hung, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Professor of Orthopedic Sciences (in Orthopedic Surgery)

Favorite self-care ritual
Running and playing different instruments

Recommended book
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

Favorite study spot
His lab on main campus

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