IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award

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IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award
Awarded for outstanding contributions to the field of biomedical engineering
Sponsored by Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
First awarded 2010
Official website IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award

The IEEE Biomedical Engineering Award is a Technical Field Award of the IEEE given annually for outstanding contributions to the field of biomedical engineering. It was established in 2010.

The award is sponsored by the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society, and the IEEE Computational Intelligence Society. Recipients of this award receive a bronze medal, certificate and a cash honorarium.

Recipients[edit]

2013, Robert Plonsey, “For developing quantitative methods to characterize the electromagnetic fields in excitable tissue, leading to a better understanding of the electrophysiology of nerve, muscle, and brain.” [1] Plonsey retired from Duke University in 1996 as Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Engineering.

2014, Lihong Wang, “For pioneering photoacoustic tomography.” Wang is Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, USA.[2]

2015, Christofer Toumazou,“For outstanding contributions to biomedical circuit technology.” [3] He is Regius Professor of Engineering at Imperial College London and has developed numerous medical devices that have revolutionised healthcare.[4]

2016, K. Kirk Shung, “For contributions to ultrasound imaging and transducer technology”.[5] Shung is Dean's Professor in Biomedical Engineering at University of Southern California.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 IEEE TFA Recipients and Citations" (PDF). IEEE. Retrieved February 24, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Lihong Wang". Engineering and Technology History Wiki. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "2015 IEEE Technical Field Award Recipients and Citations" (PDF). IEEE. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  4. ^ "GENEU Chief Scientific Officer Professor Christofer Toumazou Honoured With IEEE Field Medal In Biomedical Engineering". NeonDrum. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  5. ^ "2016 IEEE Technical Field Award Recipients and Citations" (PDF). IEEE. Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "K. KIRK SHUNG". University of Southern California. Retrieved 3 September 2015.