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Faculty, students to honor late professor Matthew Walker III in virtual memorial May 8

May. 4, 2021—Matthew Walker III (Vanderbilt University) Faculty, students, administrators and friends of the School of Engineering and School of Medicine will hold a memorial to honor professor and mentor Matthew Walker III. Walker was a beloved professor and mentor who developed and taught Vanderbilt University’s biomedical engineering design curriculum and served as the associate director of...

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BME Professor Matthew Walker III was biomedical design leader

Apr. 27, 2021—Matthew Walker III, professor of the practice of biomedical engineering and associate professor of radiology and radiological sciences, died April 24, 2021, at his home. Walker, 56, designed an innovative biomedical engineering design curriculum that leveraged connections between the Vanderbilt School of Engineering, the medical school and the biotechnology community. He served as the biomedical...

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Three biomedical engineering professors elected into AIMBE’s College of Fellows

Apr. 2, 2020—Biomedical engineering professors Audrey Bowden, Victoria Morgan and Matthew Walker III have been elected into the 2020 class of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Recipients of this honor, considered one of the highest in the biomedical engineering discipline, are chosen for exceptional leadership and achievements in medical and...

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Guatemala trip offers students ‘engineering in action’

Mar. 17, 2014—Two engineering professors and 12 undergraduates spent their spring break repairing medical equipment at hospitals in Guatemala as part of a biomedical engineering service learning course. The team – students in BME 290 – arrived in Guatemala City March 1 and would travel to Antigua during their week’s stay. In all, they would work at...

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