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January, 2012

Mahadevan-Jansen elected into AIMBE’s College of Fellows

Jan. 26, 2012—Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected a 2012 Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). She will be inducted at the Fellow Induction and Awards Ceremony at AIMBE’s 21st annual event Feb. 20 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, D.C. Recipients of this honor, considered...

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Medical Technology: Opportunities and Challenges for the Next Decade

Jan. 24, 2012—Hall Lecture by Rebecca Bergman, vice president, New Therapies & Diagnostics for Cardiac Rhythm Disease Management, Medtronic, Inc. Third lecture in the School’s 125th anniversary year.

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Anilkumar, Mahadevan elected AIAA Associate Fellows

Jan. 17, 2012—Amrutur Anilkumar, professor of the practice of mechanical engineering, and Sankaran Mahadevan, the John R. Murray Sr. Professor of Engineering, have been elected associate fellows in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). L-R: Amrutur Anilkumar, Alan Lowrey, Lockheed Martin, and Region II Director of AIAA; and Sankaran Mahadevan. This grade is awarded to...

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LeBoeuf is named ASCE Fellow

Jan. 11, 2012—Eugene J. LeBoeuf, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). This is the second highest honor given by the ASCE. LeBoeuf’s research focuses on the fate and transport of contaminants in the environment, including engineered nanomaterials within groundwater, soil, sediment systems. Additional...

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Grad student Dean Paras to be remembered at Jan. 10 memorial service

Jan. 6, 2012—  In honor of Constantine “Dean” Paras, a Ph.D. student and teaching assistant in the Department of Biomedical Engineering who died Dec. 13, 2011, a memorial service has been planned. It will take place at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10, in Benton Chapel. All are welcome to attend this service to remember this well-loved...

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King honored with lifetime achievement award for biomedical engineering design

Jan. 2, 2012—Paul King, professor emeritus of biomedical engineering, received a lifetime achievement award in 2011 for his outstanding achievements in BME design instruction. The award was presented to King during the BME-Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Alliance (IDEA) symposium at the BMES fall conference in Hartford, Conn., in mid-October. “Paul King has achieved substantial impact in the...

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