Bioengineering's Calvert awarded prestigious Marshall Scholarship
Jacob Calvert, senior in Bioengineering from Washington, Mo., will pursue advanced degrees in England during the 2015 and 2016 academic years as a Marshall Scholar. Calvert is the third Illinois student in five years selected for the international Marshall Scholarship. The award was established to develop scholar "ambassadors" and enhance the relationship between the United Kingdom and the United States.
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Prof. Pan selected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
Dipanjan Pan, assistant professor in Bioengineering, recently was named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) for his professional contributions to the chemical sciences. The RSC, with offices in London and Cambridge, UK, was created in 1841 and currently has more than 50,000 members worldwide.
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Prof. Leckband named BMES Fellow
Deborah Leckband, professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Bioengineering, was recently honored as one of the newest Fellows of the Biomedical Engineering Society. She was recognized at the BMES annual meeting in October in San Antonio, Texas.
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AAAS selects Prof. Harley as a Fellow
Brendan Harley, professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and member of the Bioengineering Graduate Program Faculty, has been selected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was recognized "for outstanding contributions to the fields of biomaterials and tissue engineering." Harley also was recognized recently as a Rising Star at the October Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting in Texas.
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Prof. Bashir among newest IAMBE Fellows
Rashid Bashir, Bioengineering professor and department head, has been elected a Fellow of the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (IAMBE). The honor goes to researchers from across the world who have made "outstanding contributions to the profession of medical and biological engineering."
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