Awards & Recognition

2015-2016

National Academy of Engineering Membership

  • Elected in 2016 – Jennifer West

National Research and Professional Leadership Awards

  • 2016 Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke -- Warren Grill
  • NVIDIA Global Impact Award -- Joseph Izatt
  • GSK & Save the Children Healthcare Innovation Award -- Robert Malkin/Fundación VIHDA, Ecuador
  • 2016 Technology Award, Eduard Rhein Foundation -- Blake Wilson 

Professional Society Recognition

  • Finalist, 2015 Gordon Bell Prize – Amanda Randles
  • Senior area editor, IEEE Transactions on Image Processing – Sina Farsiu
  • Pascal Rol Award for Best Paper in Ophthalmic Technologies at the SPIE Photonics West 2015 – Sina Farsiu
  • President-Elect, International Society for Bioelectromagnetism – Craig Henriquez
  • Charter Member, NIH BMIT-B Study Section – Kathryn Nightingale
  • Vice chair & chair-elect, Gordon Research Conference on Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering – Jennifer West
  • Vice chair & chair-elect, Gordon Research Conference on Eye Movements – Marc Sommer

Early Career Awards

  • Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research -- Michael Lynch
  • Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) Young Innovator, 2015 -- Brent Hoffman

University and School Honors

  • 2016 Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Teaching Award (Duke University) -- Elizabeth Bucholz
  • Teamwork Award (Duke University) -- Guillermo Sapiro & colleagues
  • 2016 Dean's Award for Inclusive Excellence in Graduate Education, The Duke University Graduate School -- MRSEC (Stefan Zauscher, Director)
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award (Pratt School) -- Brenton Hoffman
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award (Pratt School) -- Roger Nightingale
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Teaching and Research Award (Pratt School) -- Jennifer West
  • 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi -- Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Honorary doctorate in medicine, University of Salamanca (Spain) -- Blake Wilson

Distinguished Lectureships and Speakerships

  • Invited talk, 5th Annual Karles Invitational Conference on Neuroelectronics -- Warren Grill
  • Keynote lecture, 2016 Medical and Scientific Advisory Council Meeting, Dystonia Medical Research Foundation -- Warren Grill
  • Plenary lecture, SPIE Biophotonics South America Symposium -- Tuan Vo-Dinh

Media Recognition

  • 2015 Global Thinkers, Foreign Policy -- Miguel Nicolelis 

2014-2015

Society Member/Fellow Recognition

  • Fellow, National Academy of Inventors – Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science – George Truskey
  • Fellow, IEEE – Guillermo Sapiro and Blake S. Wilson
  • Alternate Member, IEEE – Roger Barr
  • Fellow, AIMBE College of Fellows – Lawrence Boyd, Nenad Bursac, Kathy Nightingale and Adam Wax
  • Chair, AIMBE Collge of Fellows – Jennifer West

University and School

  • Scholar/Teacher of the Year Award (Duke University) – Warren Grill
  • Inaugural Dastgheib Pioneer Award in Ocular Innovation (Duke University Eye Center) – Joseph Izatt
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award (Pratt School) – Charles Wallace
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Teaching and Research Award (Pratt School) – Kathy Nightingale
  • Robert W. Carr, Jr., Distinguished Professorship of Biomedical Engineering – Nimmi Ramanujam

National/International

  • National Academy of Engineering Russ Prize – Blake S. Wilson
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research, Society of Biomaterials – Jennifer West
  • Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson-Reuters – Jennifer West
  • C.E.K. Mees Medal, Optical Society of America – Warren Warren
  • Honorary Doctorate, Uppsala University (Sweden) – Blake S. Wilson

Early Career

  • Young Investigator Award, Creative and Novel Ideas for HIV Research – Benjamin Yellen
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award – Brenton Hoffman
  • MIT Technology Review 35 Innovators Under 35 – Jon Viventi

2013-2014

Society Member/Fellow Recognition

  • Elected 2014 Fellow, National Academy of Inventors – Kam Leong

University and School

  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award (Pratt School) – Elizabeth Bucholz
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award (Pratt School) – Nenad Bursac
  • Outstanding Postdoc Mentor (Duke University) – & Secret Provost honor in Fall
    Warren Grill
  • Chandran Award in Neuro-Oncology (Pratt School) – Paolo Maccarini
  • Capers & Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research (Pratt School) – Lori Setton
  • 2013 Chandran Lecture in Neuro-Oncology  (Pratt School) – Jennifer West

National/International

  • Inaugural recipient of the BMES Innovator Award for Cell & Molecular Bioengineering and the 2014 Arthritis Foundation Investigator Award – Farsh Guilak
  • 2014-15 Fulbright Scholar Grant – Monty Reichert

Early Career

  • Outstanding New Investigator, ASGCT and Capers & Marion McDonald Teaching and Research Award (Pratt School) – Charlie Gersbach

2012-2013

Faculty Early Career Awards

  • Rising Star Award, Society for Physical Regulation in Medicine and Biology -- Charles Gersbach
  • Searle Scholar Award; Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award, March of Dimes -- Brent Hoffman

Research and Professional Leadership Awards

  • Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award, Biomedical Engineering Society -- Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • Diversity Award, Biomedical Engineering Society -- Monty Reichert
  • Distinguished Service Award, Biomedical Engineering Society -- George Truskey
  • Clemson Award for Applied Research -- Kam Leong

Teaching Awards

  • Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring, Duke Graduate School -- Dale Bass
  • Outstanding Post-Doc Mentor Award, Duke University -- Adam Wax

Professional Society Recognition

2011-2012

Faculty Early Career Awards

  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award for Scientists and Engineers - Charles Gersbach

Research Awards

  • 2011 Clemson Award for Contributions to the Literature -- Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • 2011 Clemson Award for Applied Research, Society for Biomaterials - Kam Leong
  • 2011 NIH Director's New Innovator Award - Charles Gersbach

Professional Society Recognition

2010-2011

Faculty Awards and Recognition

  • National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award - Lingchong You
  • NIH Merit Award - Acoustic Radiation  Force Impulse Imaging of Cardiac Tissue - Gregg Trahey
  • Nicolas Andry De Bois-Regar, Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons - Farshid Guilak
  • Chair, NIH Neurotechnology Study Section - Warren Grill
  • 2010 Ruth and A. Morris Williams Faculty Research Prize, Duke University - Farshid Guilak
  • Clemson Award for Basic Research in Biomaterials, Society for Biomaterials - William Reichert

2009-2010 Faculty Awards and Recognition

  • Capers & Marion McDonald Teaching and Research Award - David Katz
  • Lois and John L. Imhoff Distinguished Teaching Award - Robert Malkin
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America, Nimmi Ramanujam
  • Fellow, Optical Society of America - Adam Wax
  • Fellow, International Photonics Society (SPIE) - Adam Wax
  • Stansell Family Distinguished Research Award - Kam Leong
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America - Nimmi Ramanujam
  • Technical Expert, World Health Organization’s Technical Advisory Group on Health Technology - Robert Malkin
  • Editor, Biomedical Optics Express - Joseph Izatt
  • NIH grant review study section for cancer nanotechnology partnership - David Needham
  • Department of Defense breast cancer research program integration panel - Nimmi Ramanujam

2008-2009 Faculty Awards and Recognition

  • President, Biomedical Engineering Society – George Truskey
  • Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers - Farshid Guilak
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering - Robert Malkin
  • Fellow of the Optical Society of America - Joseph Izatt
  • Inaugural chair, Nanotechnology Study Section at the National Institutes of Health - Ashutosh Chilkoti

2007-2008 Faculty Awards and Recognition

  • American Council on Education Fellowship –William Reichert
  • Klein Family Distinguished Teaching Award – Wanda Krassowska
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Teaching and Research - Warren Grill
  • Capers and Marion McDonald Award for Excellence in Mentoring and Advising - Joseph A. Izatt
  • Theo Pilkington Professor of Biomedical Engineering - Ashutosh Chilkoti
  • James L. and Elizabeth M. Vincent Professor of BME - Wanda Krassowska
  • Anderson-Rupp Professor of Biomedical Engineering - Roger C. Barr
  • Fulbright Scholarship - Kerry Costello, '08
  • Fellow, American Institute of Biological and Medical Engineering – Craig Henriquez
  • President, Biomedical Engineering Society - George Truskey
  • Fellow, SPIE - Joseph Izatt
  • National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke Advisory Committee - Warren Grill