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Biomedical Engineering scholar Brett Byram named as a Senior Member of global optics and photonics society, SPIE

Aug. 11, 2022—Vanderbilt Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Brett Byram, joins a group of 77 international scholars who were named Senior Members of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, in August. Byram’s research specializes in improving the imaging quality of ultrasound technology, which is a relatively low-cost, highly versatile diagnostic tool. He runs the Biomedical...

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Professor Audrey Bowden elected to SPIE Board of Directors

Mar. 1, 2022—Audrey K. Bowden, Dorothy J. Wingfield Phillips Chancellor Faculty Fellow and associate professor of biomedical engineering and electrical engineering, has been elected to the SPIE Board of Directors. She will serve a three-year term. SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, is operated through an elected Board of Directors who establish various standing and ad hoc committees...

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Engineering Professor Bennett Landman is a 2022 SPIE Fellow

Jan. 18, 2022—Bennett Landman, professor and chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for his achievements in medical image processing with robust and scalable methods for large-scale data analysis. SPIE has announced 58 new Fellows of the Society for 2022 who...

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Two Vanderbilt biomedical engineers lead top academic societies in their fields

Sep. 21, 2021—Two outstanding women scholars in the same Vanderbilt engineering department have been elected presidents of prestigious national academic societies. Anita Mahadevan-Jansen is president-elect of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics that serves 257,000 constituents from 173 countries. Cynthia Reinhart-King is president-elect of the Biomedical Engineering Society, the professional home for biomedical engineering and...

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SPIE and Vanderbilt University announce $1 million optical engineering faculty fellowship

Jun. 22, 2021—The SPIE Faculty Fellowship in Optics and Photonics will support a faculty member at Vanderbilt’s School of Engineering SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, and Vanderbilt University announced the establishment of the SPIE Faculty Fellowship in Optics and Photonics. The $500,000 gift from the SPIE Endowment Matching Program will be matched 100% by...

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Engineering Professor Michael Miga is 2021 SPIE Fellow

Feb. 23, 2021—Michael Miga, Harvie Branscomb Professor at Vanderbilt and professor of biomedical engineering, has been named a Fellow of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics, for achievements in technology guided surgery and computational modeling for therapeutic and imaging applications. SPIE will honor 57 new Fellows of the Society for 2021. Fellows are SPIE members of distinction...

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Mahadevan-Jansen elected to global photonics society’s presidential track

Aug. 16, 2019—Anita Mahadevan-Jansen, Orrin H. Ingram Professor of Engineering and director of the Biophotonics Center at Vanderbilt University, has been elected to serve as the 2020 vice president of SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics that serves 257,000 constituents from 173 countries. With her election at the society’s annual meeting, SPIE Optics + Photonics...

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Biomedical engineering professor named a Fellow of optics society

Mar. 4, 2019—Audrey Ellerbee Bowden has been named a Fellow of SPIE, international society for optics and photonics, “for achievements in optical coherence tomography.” Bowden, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has developed several new system designs that advance optical coherence tomography, an imaging technique that provides high-resolution imaging of subsurface tissue structures. She works with clinicians to...

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