2017 EMBS Awards Winners

June 15, 2017

Early Career Achievement Award

Chulhong KimChulhong Kim
Pohang University of Science and Technology

“For contributions to multi-scale photoacoustic imaging from super-resolution atomic force photoactivated microscopy for research to systems for clinical applications.”

Nominated by: Yongmin Kim
Pohang University of Science and Technology

Academic Career Achievement Award

Nitish ThakorNitish Thakor
John Hopkins University and National University of Singapore

“For life long achievements in the fields of biomedical instrumentation and signal processing, neuroprosthesis and neuroengineering, demonstrated through awards, publication, translational activities, and leadership in the society’s conferences and editorial activities.”

Nominated by: John Webster
University of Wisconsin

William J. Morlock Award

Nitish ThakorAli Khademhosseini
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

“For innovative contributions in engineering micro and nanoscale sensors, organ on a chip systems and advanced materials for tissue engineering and regenerative medicine applications.”

Nominated by: Mehmet Remzi Dokmeci
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Professional Achievement Award

Karl E. Friedl Karl E. Friedl
U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine

“In recognition of his technical contributions in metabolic monitoring, physiological status monitoring, and neuropsychological assessments as a biomedical researcher and technical leader in the military, government, academia, and professional societies.”

Nominated by: Jeffrey Palmer
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Technical Achievement Award

Anant Madabhushi Anant Madabhushi
Case Western Reserve University

“For contributions in computer aided diagnosis, pattern recognition, machine learning and image analysis tools for diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment response prediction of disease from digital pathology and radiographic images.”

Nominated by: Atam P. Dhawan
New Jersey Institute of Technology


Guang-Zhong YangGuang-Zhong Yang
Imperial College London

“For outstanding contributions to medical imaging and robotics technology that have transformed minimally invasive surgery.”

Nominated by: Zhi-Pei Liang
University of Illinois

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