Welcome to BME support staff: Lindsay Castret and Ana Estrades. As the new Administrative Support Associate, Lindsay Castret will be the staff point of contact for the i4 program and the BME Senior Design symposium. She will also be involved in scheduling yearly faculty annual reviews with the Department Chair. Castret’s prior employments include 6th grade public school science teacher, laboratory technician, research assistant and office aid. As part of her educational experiences, she worked with faculty at many levels. Castret received her Bachelor’s Degree, Summa Cum Laude from Florida Gulf Coast University.
With the new year, Ana Estrades began to work part-time as Communications officer. In coordination with Jack O’Daly, she is updating information on the BME website, in particular the news stories, calendar of events and faculty publications. In the coming weeks, she is looking forward to helping enhance BME presence in social media, so stay tuned to BME twitter, and new Instagram and Facebook accounts! Estrades is fluent in several languages, including Spanish, Italian and English. With a BA in Translation from Granada University in Spain, and an MA in Decorative arts from the Bard Graduate Center in New York, Estrades is currently Curator in residence at the Gregg Museum of Art and Design in NC State campus, Raleigh.