BMES members among new class of NAE members
The National Academy of Engineering announced it new members for the class of 2018 that includes three BMES members.The BMES members named to NAE include: Jennifer Hartt Elisseeff, Eleftherios Terry Papoutsakis and Mark W. Saltzman.
Lihong Wang, of the California Institute of Technology, was also named to the class. Wang will deliver the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering lecture at the 2018 BMES Annual Meeting in Atlanta this October.
The National Academy of Engineering membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature" and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education," according to the organization.
Individuals in the newly elected class will be formally inducted during a ceremony at the NAE's annual meeting in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 30, 2018.