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BMES 2013 Class of Fellows Announced

The Biomedical Engineering Society is proud to announce its 2013 Class of Fellows. This year’s class includes seven members who were nominated by their peers.

Fellow status is awarded to Society members who demonstrate exceptional achievement and experience in the field of biomedical engineering, and a record of membership and participation in the Society.

“The 2013 Class of BMES Fellows are among the most talented and highly respected in the field of biomedical engineering,” said Gilda Barabino, PhD, BMES President.

BMES Fellows are invited to pursue leadership positions within the Society and work to improve the future of BMES and of all biomedical engineering.

The Class of 2013 joins 117 other BMES Fellows who have been recognized for their outstanding work and leadership.

The Class of 2013 Fellows will be recognized during the BMES Annual Meeting held this September 25-28, in Seattle.

2013 BMES Fellows


Ashutosh Chilkoti, PhD, Duke University

Jane Grande-Allen, PhD, Rice University

Melissa Knothe Tate, PhD, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert, PhD, Washington University – St. Louis

Thomas Webster, PhD, Northeastern University

Bruce Wheeler, PhD, University of Florida

Joyce Wong, PhD, Boston University


BMES is the leading professional society for biomedical engineering. BMES’ 6,500 members are devoted to developing and using engineering and technology to advance human health and well-being.

For more information contact doug@bmes.org