Kristyn S. Masters, PhD, has been appointed chair of the University of Colorado Denver Department of Bioengineering and the director of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus Center for Bioengineering, following an extensive national search. These coupled roles provide the leadership to the unique cross-campus bioengineering program. For the past seven years, Masters has served as professor and vice chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Masters will become the Bioengineering Department’s second leader when she begins her new role in June; she was also appointed a tenured professor in bioengineering. Founding chair Robin Shandas, PhD, a University of Colorado Distinguished Professor, led Colorado’s first comprehensive bioengineering program for more than a decade before stepping down in 2022… Continue reading.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Kristyn S. Masters, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering/College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Masters was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for outstanding contributions to the design of disease-inspired culture platforms and mentorship of women in STEM.