HOME >> MEDICINE >> NEWS
Rice bioengineer wins ASME's Van C. Mow Medal

HOUSTON, June 20, 2005 Renowned Rice University bioengineer Kyriacos Athanasiou has been awarded the inaugural Van. C. Mow Medal from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.

Athanasiou, the Karl F. Hasselmann Professor of Bioengineering, was selected "for pioneering work in articular cartilage bioengineering, particularly the invention of a self-assembling approach without use of scaffolds to engineer articular cartilage constructs with properties approaching those of native cartilage."

Established in 2004, the Van C. Mow Medal is given annually to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of bioengineering through research, education, professional development, leadership in the development of the profession, as a mentor to young investigators and with service to the bioengineering community.

"Having known and studied under Van Mow at Columbia, I am extremely honored to receive this inaugural award from ASME," said Athanasiou. "Dr. Mow embodied each of the characteristics this award honors, and it is humbling to be mentioned in such esteemed company."

A past president of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES), Athanasiou was elected to the society's inaugural class of fellows in April. The society, an international professional organization representing more than 3,000 bioengineers and biomedical engineers, is the lead society for the accreditation of bioengineering and biomedical engineering departments in the United States. In addition to serving as BMES president in 2003-2004, Athanasiou is a past member of its board of directors and a past chair of both its finance and membership committees. Athanasiou currently serves on the society's executive committee and also serves as faculty adviser to Rice's student chapter of BMES.

Athanasiou has published more than 150 peer-reviewed papers, 200 conference proceedings and abstracts, and he holds some 25 U.S. patents. He has mentored mo
'"/>

Contact: Jade Boyd
jadeboyd@rice.edu
713-348-6778
Rice University
20-Jun-2005


Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Nancy Brinker and Lance Armstrong honored with Centennial Medals at the AACR 2007 Annual Meeting
2. Cancer vaccine innovator honored with prestigious Florey Medal
3. ASTRO announces 2006 Gold Medal winners
4. Bazan to receive ARVO Proctor Medal
5. Ronald Breslow to receive 2006 Othmer Gold Medal
6. Sabin Gold Medal awarded to vaccine developer Dr. Albert Z. Kapikian

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:4/30/2016)... ... April 30, 2016 , ... ... the use of the HyProCure sinus tarsi implant. ( http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/ottawa/banned-quebec-dentist-pierre-dupont-working-as-chiropodist-in-ottawa-1.3515494 ) ... a minimally invasive procedure performed, when indicated, to correct the partial displacement ...
(Date:4/30/2016)... ... ... Orlando-based Maximized Living has selected Dr. Nick Wilson of Indianapolis to support ... care of Maximized Living doctors at the London Olympics in 2012, U.S. wrestlers won ... the largest contingent of elite chiropractors to Rio to support and care for members ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... April 30, 2016 , ... Mercy College ... campus. The following programs will be expanding due to high demand: Master of ... The expansion will begin this summer. , School of Business Graduate Program ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... ... April 29, 2016 , ... Since launching its annual volunteer ... serving the footwear industry, has broken all previous participation records in its first ... 23 states during the months of April and May, the 2016 Footwear Cares ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... Arizona (PRWEB) , ... April 29, 2016 , ... ... Healing and Spiritual Awakening , announces the addition Onnit brand Alpha BRAIN and ... The addition of Onnit brain and mood optimization products to the store is ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:4/28/2016)... NEW YORK , April 28, 2016  The ... reached 275 million dollars, according to Kalorama Information and ... includes typing, immunoassays and nucleic acid testing.  The healthcare ... had made progress in developing blood collection stations and ... was made in Kalorama Information,s report, Blood ...
(Date:4/28/2016)... , April 28, 2016   Acsis , a ... that leading IT market research and advisory firm IDC ... the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Pharmaceutical Track and Trace Software ... report provides an assessment of the capabilities and business ... trace software market. Logo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20160427/360791LOGO ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... Schweiz, April 27, 2016 ... CEO Forums in Zürich gab Strekin AG ... Wirkstoffkandidaten STR001 zur Erhaltung des Resthörvermögens von ... bekannt. Für die umfassende Phase-II-Doppelblindstudie mit Placebo-Kontrollgruppe ... angeworben. STR001 wird während der Operation direkt ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
Cached News: