Muhammad H. Zaman

Muhammad H. Zaman is Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University and BU’s first-ever recipient of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Professorship, awarded to researchers with innovative techniques for undergraduate science education. His work focuses on developing technologies for high impact healthcare challenges in both the developing and the developed world. Technologies developed by Prof. Zaman are in various stages of field trials in Africa and Asia. Among his many awards and honors is the 2013 IEEE-EMBS Early Career Achievement Award and the 2013 IEEE Van Valkenburg Outstanding Teaching Award.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, Feature July/August 2014
Global Responsibility for a Global Organization
EMBS is the world’s largest community of biomedical engineers or, more appropriately, of researchers interested in biomedical engineering problems. Although it exists within IEEE, many EMBS members come from fields other than electrical or electronics engineering. More importantly perhaps, members... Read more
IEEE PULSE, Feature January/February 2015
Maternal Health in Developing Countries
The fact that every 90 seconds, somewhere in the world, a woman dies during pregnancy or childbirth is simply unacceptable. What is even more shocking is that most of these deaths are preventable if appropriate care is available. The death... Read more