IEW Profile: Shehla Inam

International Education Week (IEW) celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. The U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education are part of a joint initiative to promote programs that prepare Americans for the global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. This IEW profile is part of a series during International Education Week from November 14 to 18, 2022.

Q: What is your name? 

Shehla Inam

Q: Where are you from?


Q: What is your program? 

Biomedical Engineering

Q: What is your school or department? 

School of Biological and Health Systems Engineering

Q: Who is your faculty chair or mentor? 

Dr. Christopher Buneo 

Q: As an international student can you indicate what type of funding you received from ASU’s Graduate College? 

Fulbright Foreign Student Fellowship

Q: How has this Graduate College funding impacted your studies, research and experience here at ASU?

I love being supported jointly by ASU Graduate College and IIE (Institute of International Education) because it allowed me to only focus on my studies and not stress about finances. The experience of studying at a foreign university has made me versatile, confident and has broadened my horizon through new cultures.

Q: When are you expected to graduate?

December 2023