Dr. Sylvia Thomas Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

Sylvia Thomas | Via AIMBE | March 30, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Sylvia Wilson Thomas, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering, University of South Florida, Director, Advanced Materials/Membranes for Bio and Integration Research (AMBIR), 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. Thomas was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for “her outstanding contributions and pioneering advancements of biosensor technologies and sensing applications using nanostructures and transformative device design.