Medical and Biological Engineering Group Names Bellamkonda President-Elect
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has named Ravi Bellamkonda as the organization’s president-elect. He will begin his term as president in 2014.
Bellamkonda represents the fourth Georgia Tech bioengineer elected to serve as president of the prestigious organization, reflecting the Institute’s leadership in biological and medical engineering. He follows in the footsteps of Georgia Tech’s Robert Nerem, Don Giddens and Larry McIntire.
Bellamkonda is the Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Chair in Georgia Tech and Emory University’s Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME), where he directs the Neurological Biomaterials and Cancer Therapeutics Laboratory. He also serves as Georgia Tech’s associate vice president for research and is a Georgia Cancer Coalition Distinguished Scholar.
Headquartered in in Washington, D.C., AIMBE provides leadership and advocacy in medical and biological engineering.