BBE Adjunct Professor Ping Wang Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

March 25, 2024
Dr. Wang receives his award on stage as he is inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows.

Dr. Ping Wang, an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bioproducts and Biosystems Engineering, has been honored with induction into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) College of Fellows on March 25, 2024. This esteemed recognition places Dr. Wang among the top two percent of engineers in medical and biological fields, highlighting his exceptional contributions to research, education, and innovation.

Dr. Wang's induction was celebrated during the recent AIMBE Annual Event at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Virginia, where he joined 162 colleagues in the Class of 2024. The induction ceremony acknowledged his groundbreaking work in the cross-disciplinary realms of biological engineering and material science, as well as his leadership in bioengineering education.

In a recent interview, Dr. Wang expressed his gratitude for the recognition, stating, "it's always a great pleasure to have your own work received positively by fellow scientists in the same field."

A group photo of the 2024 inudctees.

His research on interfacial interactions involving biological materials in non-living environments revealed a pivotal role of nano-scale structural factors in regulating interfacial forces. Dr. Wang's insights have opened new avenues in biotechnology, showcasing the potential of biological nanofabrications.

With his induction into the AIMBE College of Fellows, Dr. Wang aims to leverage this recognition to further advance medical and biological engineering (MBE). "AIMBE aims to promote public awareness of MBE for sustainable social benefits," he said, emphasizing the importance of collaborative contributions. "The membership provides me a great chance to contribute by joining this exciting group of excellent scientists and engineers."

Dr. Ping Wang's induction into the AIMBE College of Fellows underscores his commitment to advancing medical and biological engineering.