Would you like to be a BMES Spotlight Member? Please complete the very short questionnarie.
BMES Spotlight Member:
What is your full name:
Subrata Saha, Ph.D.
Where do you work?
SUNY Downstate Medical Center
What does membership in BMES mean to you?
I have been a member of BMES for several decades, and have presented papers in many meetings. I am a member of the Ethics Committee of BMES. I support the leadership role of BMES in the field of Biomedical Engineering and in promoting BME research, starting BME student chapters, and the journals.
What is the focus of your work?
As the Director of Musculoskeletal Research for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery & Rehabilitation Medicine, I help the clinical faculty and Orthopaedic Surgery residents in their research projects. My research interests have been in Bone Mechanics, Biomaterials, and testing of Orthopaedic implants. I started the Southern Biomedical Engineering Conferences in 1982 and ensure the continuity of this conference series. I also founded the Ethical Issues in Biomedical Engineering; An International Conference and have organized these bi-annual meetings for last fifteen years.
Tell us a fun/random fact about you!
I started a High School Summer Research Project for minority students at Loma Linda University.