Professor Paul Weiss has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows.
Prof. Weiss was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for developing pioneering nanoscale tools and methods for control and measurement of biological, chemical, and physical interfaces with submolecular precision.
He will be inducted along with 160 colleagues at a formal induction ceremony at AIMBE‘s 25th Annual Meeting at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall in Washington, DC on April 4, 2016.
One of the world’s top nanoscientists, Prof. Weiss is a member and former director of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA and the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. He holds numerous positions, including founding editor-in-chief of ACS Nano.
According to information provided by AIMBE, the College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. The most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, professors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs comprise the College of Fellows.
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 lead the way for technological growth and advancement in the fields of medical and biological engineering. Fellows have helped revolutionize medicine and related fields in order to enhance and extend the lives of people all over the world. They have also 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.
To learn more about his research, please visit Prof. Weiss’ website.