Two Texas BME Faculty Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

February 15, 2021

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has recently announced the elections of Drs. Jenny Jiang and Tyrone Porter to its College of Fellows.

Jiang, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Department of Oncology in the Dell Medical School, was recognized for outstanding contributions to the field of systems immunology and immunoengineering and devotion to the success of women in engineering.

Porter, a professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering who holds the Myron L. Begeman Fellowship in Engineering, was recognized for the advancement of image-guided therapeutic ultrasound methodologies for clinical translation and leadership in broadening participation in biomedical sciences.

The AIMBE College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. A formal induction ceremony will be held during AIMBE’s 2021 Annual Event on March 26. Drs. Jiang and Porter will be inducted along with 174 colleagues who make up the AIMBE Fellow Class of 2021.

AIMBE’s mission is to recognize excellence in, and advocate for, the fields of medical and biological engineering in order to advance society. Since 1991, AIMBE’s College of Fellows has led the way for technological growth and advancement in the fields of medical and biological engineering. AIMBE Fellows have helped revolutionize medicine and related fields to enhance and extend the lives of people all over the world. They have successfully advocated for public policies that have enabled researchers and business-makers to further the interests of engineers, teachers, scientists, clinical practitioners, and ultimately, patients.