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Professor Kevin Plaxco, CBE Director, was inducted on March, 26, 2019 as an elected fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)

Kevin Plaxco, Ph.D, Professor in the Dept. of Chemistry and Bioechemstry & CBE Director was inducted on March 26, 2019 as an elected fellow of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) at the AIMBE 2019 Annual event in Washington, D.C. 

According to AIMBES, they are the only Biomedical Engineering Conference combining scientific lectures with Public Policy Discussion. AIMBES mission is to recognize excellence, advance public understanding, and accelerate medical and biological engineering innovation. 

The Chair of the College of Fellows leads a committee that plans the overall program at AIMBE's annual event, held each spring in Washington, D.C. Since the inception of AIMBE, there are 2000 estemmed individuals that have been inducted to AIMBE's College of Fellows. Fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. AIMBES's College consist of clinicians, industry professionals, academics, and scientists, who have distinguished themselves through their contributions in research, industrial practices and/or education. Fundemental to their achievement is the common goal of embracing innovation to improve the healthcare and safety of society.  

(Featured below: Kevin Plaxco, Ph.D., Professor in the Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry and CBE Director with Beth Pruitt, Ph.D., Professor in the Dept. of Mechanical Engineering and CBE Associate Director, at the Annual 2019 AIMBES Conference in Washington, D.C.)

Kevin Plaxco and Beth Pruit at AIMBE 2019 Annual Event  in Washington, DC