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Fellowbook News

AIMBE Fellowbook collects news stories highlighting the members of the AIMBE College of Fellows. Read the latest stories, jump to the College Directory, or search below to find the newest research, awards, announcements and more for the leaders of the medical and biological engineering community.

 

 

School of Engineering Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

Judy Cezeaux | Via Western New England University | September 8, 2009

The Western New England College Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Industrial Engineering were awarded a grant of $125,000 from the National Science Foundation to develop multidisciplinary design projects that will assist individuals with disabilities. Dr. Judy L. Cezeaux, chair and professor of biomedical engineering, will oversee the project. “This funding will provide financial support for […]

Dental School Nurtures Ties with Industry

Anne Meyer | Via University at Buffalo | August 26, 2009

A dental products manufacturer headquartered in Germany had a problem. Company representatives suspected that someone was selling counterfeits of a brand-name composite resin in foreign markets. The questionable goods had been packaged professionally, matching authentic products in outward appearance. Without specialized help, it wasn’t possible to tell whether materials were real or imitation. The manufacturer […]

Georgia Tech’s Robert Nerem to Address Summer Commencement

Robert Nerem | Via Georgia Tech | July 31, 2009

Professor Robert M. Nerem will address the graduates at Georgia Tech’s 234th commencement on Saturday, August 1, 2009. Approximately 800 undergraduate and graduate students will be recognized at a 9a.m. ceremony at Alexander Memorial Coliseum. Robert M. Nerem joined Georgia Tech in 1987 as the Parker H. Petit Distinguished Chair for Engineering in Medicine. He […]

Natacha DePaola Named IIT Dean of Engineering

Natacha DePaola | Via Illinois Institute of Technology | May 7, 2009

Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) Provost Alan Cramb today announced the appointment of Natacha DePaola as dean of IIT Armour College of Engineering. DePaola joins IIT from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), where she has been chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering since 2005 and on the faculty since 1994. Before RPI, DePaola was assistant […]

Clemson Bioengineering Professor Receives 2009 Governor’s Award

Martine LaBerge | Via Clemson University | March 24, 2009

Clemson professor and chairwoman of bioengineering Martine LaBerge is the recipient of the 2009 Governor’s Award for Scientific Awareness. The award was established in 1985 by the Drug Science Foundation to honor individuals or teams in South Carolina whose achievements and contributions to science merit special recognition and promote wider awareness of the quality and […]

Jay Keasling – The Colbert Report

Jay Keasling | Via Colbert Nation | March 10, 2009

Jay Keasling says the same yeast that we use to produce beer and bread will soon be fueling our cars and planes.  (04:57)

Rapid Deployment

Joel Bumgardner | Via University of Memphis | June 16, 2008

In a dimly lit room the size of a boxcar, a patient at Fort Sam Houston in Texas lay on a U.S. Army gurney. A split in the skin over his knee revealed a nasty wound: broken shin, muscles bruised and burned, protective membranes shredded. On top of all that, it was infected. His doctors […]

Liquid Bandages – Polymeric materials patch up acute and chronic wounds

Ann Salamone | Via American Chemical Society | June 16, 2008

Take a stroll through the first-aid aisle in a drugstore. Among the dizzying selection of gauze and medical tape and the myriad colors, shapes, and materials of adhesive bandages, you will likely find a few products labeled as “liquid bandages.” Many first-aid kits are now also stocked with a small bottle of this wound-covering alternative. […]

UB Offers Life Sciences Certificate Program

Anne Meyer | Via University at Buffalo | May 11, 2007

As the biomedical industry develops, workers need knowledge of the regulatory environment in which life sciences products, medical devices and implants are developed, manufactured and sold. Strengthening this knowledge base among life science industry workers is the basis for a new certificate program, “Regulatory Environment of Medical Devices and Implants” (REMeDI) offered by the Division […]

Justin Teissie, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Justin Teissie | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Justin Teissie, Ph.D., Emeritus DSc, IPBS, CNRS, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Teissie was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For fundamental and important contributions to biomembrane electrochemistry leading to […]

Juergen K. Willmann, M.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Juergen Willmann | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Juergen K. Willmann, M.D., Professor of Radiology, Clinical Chief of Body Imaging, Department of Radiology, Body Imaging Division, Stanford University School of Medicine, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Willmann was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and […]

Guo-Yuan Yang, M.D., Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Guo-Yuan Yang | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Guo-Yuan Yang, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Yang was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For his seminal contributions to the fostering […]

Dezhong Yao, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Dezhong Yao | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Dezhong Yao, Ph.D., Director, Key Laboratory for NeuroInformation, Ministry of Education, China International Joint Research Center for NeuroInformation, Ministry of Science and Technology, China Dean, School of Life Science and Technology, University of Electronic Science and Technology of […]

Arjun G. Yodh, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Arjun Yodh | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Arjun G. Yodh, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pennsylvania, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Yodh was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For pioneering pre-clinical and […]

Chun Yuan, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Chun Yuan | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Chun Yuan, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology and BioEngineering, Radiology/Vascular Imaging Laboratory, University of Washington, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Yuan was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For pioneering contributions […]

Christopher K. Zarins, M.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Christopher Zarins | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Christopher K. Zarins, M.D., Professor of Surgery, Emeritus, Stanford University; Co-Founder, Sr. VP for Medical Affairs, HeartFlow, Inc., Surgery, Stanford University, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Zarins was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of […]

Xiaoliang Zhang, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Xiaoliang Zhang | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Xiaoliang Zhang, Ph.D., Professor of Radiology and Bioengineering, UC Berkeley and UCSF Joint Bioengineering Program, and Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Zhang was nominated, reviewed, and […]

Xueji Zhang, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Xueji Zhang | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Xueji Zhang, Ph.D., Director/Professor, Research center for Bionengineering and Sensing Technology, University of Science & Technology, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Zhang was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For […]

Kun Zhang, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Kun Zhang | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Kun Zhang, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of California at San Diego, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Zhang was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For outstanding contributions to […]

Kai Zhang, Ph.D. To be Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Kai Zhang | Via AIMBE | October 18, 2019

WASHINGTON, D.C.— The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the pending induction of Kai Zhang, Ph.D., Professor, National Engineering Research Center for Biomaterials, Sichuan University, China, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Zhang was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows For outstanding contributions to […]