M. N. V. Ravi Kumar, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2023
For distinguished contributions to the field of drug delivery, particularly for outside the box periodic-functional polyesters and non-competitive targeting strategies.

Ravi Kumar Elected as Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Via University of Alabama | December 13, 2023

Dr. Ravi Kumar, Distinguished University Research Professor and founding director of the Center for Convergent Bioscience and Medicine, has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Known for his significant contributions to the field of rationale design of polyesters and their application to nanomedicines, Kumar was the first to propose and demonstrate non-competitive active targeting nanosystems and apply them to human health and diseases.

“Dr. Kumar is an outstanding research leader at The University of Alabama, and his recognition as a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors is evidence of his success as an entrepreneurial bioscience innovator,” said Dr. Allen Parrish, interim vice president for research and economic development… Continue reading.


Leading Thinkers and Practitioners Elected as RSE Fellows

Via Royal Society of Edinburgh | March 28, 2023
  • 91 Fellows have been elected to join The Royal Society of Edinburgh from across the sciences, education, the arts, business, and public life.
  • Among those joining are Olympian Dame Katherine Grainger; world record holder Mark Beaumont BEM; Cardiovascular specialist, Professor Lis Neubeck; former CEO of Wood Plc, Robin Watson CBE; and author Andrew O’Hagan.

The Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy, has announced its 2023 intake of Fellows, with 91 names representing science, arts, business, sports, civil society and academia from across Scotland and beyond… Continue reading.


M. N. V. Ravi Kumar Elected to the 2023 Class of the AIMBE College of Fellows

Via AIMBE | March 27, 2023

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of M. N. V. Ravi Kumar, Ph.D., Distinguished University Research Professor at University of Alabama 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… Continue reading.