Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Zach Mendoza is from Fort Worth, TX, and graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Texas A&M University with a Certificate in Concept, Creation, and Commercialization. During undergrad, he worked as a phlebotomist and was contracted as a consultant for start-ups. At A&M, he was heavily involved in many student organizations including Phi Delta Theta, the Texas A&M Emergency Care Team, TAMU Boxing Team, and Engineering Incorporated.
In his spare time, Mendoza enjoys innovation competitions – using his background in consulting and sales, he enjoys the challenge of innovation through perfecting both invention design and value proposition pitching. His work has been publicized through various Texas A&M channels as well as a news segment on KBTX. In the past, he has been awarded as a finalist in the University of Minnesota’s Design of Medical Devices Conference Student Design Showcase, the New York Academy of Science’s “Tracking Coronavirus” challenge, Texas A&M’s “Aggies Against COVID-19”, and the Raymond Ideas Challenge.
Zach currently pursues experiences involving the surgical field and actively participates in orthopedic surgery research while serving as the Student Advocate for the Class of 2026 and as an Acquisitions Editor for the Synapse.