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Karen L. Wooley, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2020
For transformative development of methods to construct intricate macromolecular structures and nanoscopic objects that serve as biomedically-functional polymer device technologies.

Texas A&M Chemist Karen Wooley Elected To National Academy Of Sciences

Via Texas A&M | April 29, 2020

Texas A&M University Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Karen L. Wooley has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Wooley, holder of the W.T. Doherty-Welch Chair in Chemistry and one of the world’s top chemists in the burgeoning field of materials and polymer chemistry and in creating new materials at the nanoscale level, is among the 120 new members and 26 foreign associates announced Monday, April 27 by the Academy on the final day of its 157th Annual Meeting in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. Election to Academy membership is a widely accepted mark of excellence in science and is considered one of the highest honors that a scientist can receive.

The 2020 election brings the total number of active members to 2,403 and the total number of international members to 501. International members are nonvoting members of the Academy, with citizenship outside the United States… Continue reading.

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Dr. Karen Wooley Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

Via AIMBE | March 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Karen L. Wooley, Ph.D., University Distinguished Professor and W. T. Doherty-Welch Chair, Chemistry, Texas A&M University, to its College of Fellows.

Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to a medical and biological engineer. The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers. College membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering and medicine research, practice, or education” and to “the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of medical and biological engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to bioengineering education.”

Dr. Wooley was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for “transformative development of methods to construct intricate macromolecular structures and nanoscopic objects that serve as biomedically-functional polymer device technologies.

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