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BME’s Musa Audu receives outstanding teaching award

Musa Audu, research associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, received the Case Western Reserve University Biomedical Engineering Society’s Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award for 2012-2013.
Audu was cited for his unique ability to motivate students, provide assistance both inside and outside of class and personally impact students’ careers.

Celebrate National Manufacturing Day with the Case School of Engineering

All Case Western Reserve University students, staff, faculty, alumni and friends are invited to help celebrate National Manufacturing Day on Fri., Oct. 4. Celebrate our history and culture of being "makers" by viewing various vignettes of "making in action" from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Nord Hall 310.

Come mingle and network with peers who are interested in the exciting world of innovating, making and advanced manufacturing.

Associate Dean Gary Wnek to participate in NAE’s Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium

Gary Wnek, Case School of Engineering’s associate dean of academics, has been selected to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s fifth Frontiers of Engineering Education symposium.

Wnek, who is also faculty director for both think[box] and the Master of Engineering and Management program, is among 73 of the nation’s top engineering educators selected by the NAE to participate in the forum for their work on developing and implementing innovative educational approaches in a variety of engineering disciplines. Attendees will share ideas, learn from research and best practices in education, and will leave the two-and-a-half day event with a charter to bring about continued improvement at their home institution.

Macro’s Rigoberto Advincula receives Distinguished Alumni Award from University of the Philippines

Rigoberto C. Advincula, professor of macromolecular science and engineering, received the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of the Philippines Alumni Association of America (UPAAA) on Sept. 1 at the UPAAA General Convention in Las Vegas.
He also was guest speaker at the convention, giving a talk titled “Engineering for Ingenuity.”

BME’s Anant Madabhushi to serve on editorial board for new Journal of Medical Imaging

Anant Madabhushi, associate professor of biomedical engineering and director of the Center for Computational Imaging and Personalized Diagnostics at Case Western Reserve, has been invited to serve as associate editor for the Journal of Medical Imaging, a soon-to-be-launched scientific publication offered through the Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers.  
The Journal of Medical Imaging will publish high-quality peer-reviewed papers on fundamental and translational research and applications focused on photonics in medical imaging. The scope of the publication will include topics on imaging physics, tomographic reconstruction algorithms (such as those in CT and MRI), image processing, computer-aided diagnosis, visualization and modeling, image perception and observer performance, technology assessment, ultrasonic imaging, image-guided procedures and digital pathology.