2015 EMBS Fellows Helmsley Type 1 Diabetes Program Announces $5M Request for Proposals The Type 1 Diabetes Program of The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust today announced the launch of the Diabetes Data Innovation Initiative… EMBS 2015 Election Results Please join us in congratulating the newly elected members of the EMBS Administrative Committee! Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) Call for Nominations The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) are now accepting nominations for PAESMEM, the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring… CIMIT Announces 2015 Student Technology Prize The 5th Annual Student Technology Prize in Primary Healthcare is a $400,000 competition for engineering student to help advance their promising clinically-relevant, primary care innovations… Announcing a new standard for evaluating wearable, cuffless blood pressure devices IEEE 1708™ proposes guidelines for emergent technology that is designed to enable innovative services such as beat-to-beat monitoring of blood pressure… 2015 EMBS Summer Schools EMBS organizes and hosts Summer Schools on a range of topics. Each summer school typically lasts for one week, bringing together undergraduate students… Obituary: Robert Plonsey Robert “Bob” Plonsey died on March 14, 2015 at the age of 90 in Chapel Hill, NC. Bob will be remembered for his numerous and important contributions to the field of biophysics… Are You Up to the Challenge? $300,000 in Prizes for National Competition to Design a Wearable Alcohol Biosensor Wearable health trackers are quickly moving into the mainstream. But what if you could monitor your drinking across the week as easily as your steps, calories, and sleep cycle?