Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Ozan Akkus Inducted into American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellows

Five Case Western Reserve University faculty members have been inductedinto the 2014 class of the prestigious American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)’s College of Fellows.

This year’s inductees include: Ozan Akkus, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering; James Basilion, associate professor of biomedical engineering; Erin Lavik, the Elmer Lincoln Lindseth Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering; Zheng-Rong Lu, the M. Frank and Margaret Domiter Rudy Professor of Biomedical Engineering; and Ronald Triolo, professor of orthopaedics and biomedical engineering.

The AIMBE College of Fellows is composed of the top 2 percent of medical and biological engineers in the country, and fellows are regularly recognized for their contributions in teaching, research and innovation.

Akkus, Basilion, Lavik, Lu and Triolo join 18 other Case Western Reserve faculty members in the AIMBE College of Fellows.