Biomedical Engineering Society Inducts Raj Rao as 2022 Fellow

Raj Rao receives a certificate of recognition from Jane Grande-Allen, professor of bioengineering at Rice University and 2013 society fellow.
Photo Submitted

Raj Rao receives a certificate of recognition from Jane Grande-Allen, professor of bioengineering at Rice University and 2013 society fellow.

Biomedical engineering professor Raj Rao has been elected to the 2022 Class of Biomedical Engineering Society Fellows. The society awards fellow status to individuals who demonstrate exceptional achievements and significant contributions and service to the society and the field of biomedical engineering. 

The society announced its 2022 Class of Fellows at its annual meeting in San Antonio in October. Rao is one of just 22 inductees in the 2022 fellows class.

"It is truly an honor to be recognized by BMES," Rao said. "Its mission is one of innovation, diversity and inclusion, and I embrace it wholeheartedly."

Rao was recognized for his scholarly contributions in stem cell engineering and for his inspirational leadership and service to the society and the field.

The Biomedical Engineering Society, established in 1968, is the preeminent professional society for students, faculty, researchers and industry professionals. According to its mission statement, the society aims to "promote a collaborative and inclusive community to advance human health through education, discovery and translation."

Contacts

Alex Wayne, operations manager
Department of Biomedical Engineering
479-718-3374, alwayne@uark.edu

Jennifer P. Cook, director of communications
College of Engineering
479-575-5697, jpc022@uark.edu

Headlines

Jissel Esparza Saucedo Named Inaugural Mitchell Williams Legal Diversity Fellow

Jissel Esparza Saucedo has been named the Mitchell Williams Legal Diversity Fellow in recognition of her consistent service, significant leadership potential and consistent work to create an equitable playing field.

Merrill Discusses the Association Between Social Media Use, Personality Structure and Depression

Renae Merrill, a doctoral student in the U of A Public Policy Program, discusses the association between social media use, personality structure and depression on the latest Short Talks episode.

Kaman Serving as Member of Association's Membership and Community Portfolio Committee

Tulin Kaman, an assistant professor of mathematics, has been invited to serve as a three-year term on the Membership & Community Portfolio Committee of the Association for Women in Mathematics.

Cybersecurity Reminders After Recent Increase in Phishing Scams

The U of A IT Security team has seen a recent uptick in phishing attacks. Here are some cybersecurity reminders for students, faculty and staff to help protect personal and university data.

Major Equipment Grants Workshop

The first research training workshops of the semester will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8, and will cover the major equipment grant opportunities offered by several federal agencies.

News Daily