Pan Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows
Regents Professor Emeritus Yi Pan has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). He was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for his outstanding contribution to bioinformatics by developing effective algorithms and tools critically important for the progress of biological and medical sciences.
The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country, including the most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, professors, innovators, and successful entrepreneurs. AIMBE Fellows are regularly recognized for their contributions in teaching, research, and innovation. AIMBE Fellows have been awarded the Nobel Prize, the Presidential Medal of Science, and the Presidential Medal of Technology and Innovation. Many also are members of the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Medicine, and the National Academy of Sciences.
A formal induction ceremony was held during AIMBE’s 2021 Annual Event on March 26, where Dr. Pan was inducted along with 174 colleagues who make up the AIMBE Fellow Class of 2021.
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 led the way for technological growth and advancement in the fields of medical and biological engineering. AIMBE Fellows have helped revolutionize medicine and related fields to enhance and extend the lives of people all over the world. They have 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.