Vision & Mission

Vision

The Academy advances global health by pioneering the convergence of engineering, technology, and medicine through a multidisciplinary approach including  physical sciences, life sciences, ethics, law, social sciences and the humanities.

 
Mission

To promote the innovations of engineering sciences and health engineering for the early prediction, early prevention, early diagnosis, early intervention, early treatment and early rehabilitation of diseases, to foster a better dialogue between "the two cultures": medicine on one side and engineering on the other for the advancement of global health, to promote the health equity and strive to improve health for all, to provide global leadership for professional development and to benefit humanity by disseminating knowledge, setting standards, and recognizing excellence.

History

History

Establishment

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Milestones

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Advancement

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Organization

Structure

The Board of Directors (BoD) of the Academy shall be composed of the President who shall serve as the Chairman of the BoD, the 5 Vice-Presidents, the Immediate Past-President, and the Executive Director who reports to the President/the BoD and runs the daily operation. The BoD shall direct the affairs of the Academy and implement plans to carry out the objectives of the Academy. All issues of governance must have the approval of the BoD. Members of the BoD of the Academy shall be elected for a term of three years and renewed for one more term.

 

The Council shall consist of the Academy President, Vice-Presidents, Immediate Past-President, Executive Director, at least 15 members of the elected academy councilors, and 3 members of the International Advisory Committee.

The BoD shall be the body that deals with the issues of concerns on the research and education, professional activities, and other technical aspects on mentoring the future advancements of health engineering and biomedical technology.

 

International Advisory Committee shall be the body that deals with the issues to help the Academy to cultivate sustained international collaborations, and help to develop and implement strategies to enhance the success of the Academy to accomplish its objectives.

 
 
 

Leadership & Governance

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PRESIDENT

OLE PETER OTTERSEN

President at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR / SECRETARY GENERAL

YUAN-TING ZHANG

Chair Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong; IAMBE Fellow, IEEE Fellow, AIMBE Fellow

 

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Our Officers

Our Fellows

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M. JAMAL DEEN 

Professor and Senior Canada Research Chair in Information Technology, McMaster University, Canada

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ZHIPEI LIANG 

Professor of Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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NITISH THAKOR

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, US

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RATKO MAGJAREVIĆ

Professor, Department of Electronic Systems and Information Processing, 

University of Zagreb, Croatia

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CHRISTIAN ROUX 

Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, 

Institut Mines-Télécom, France

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NIGEL LOVELL 

Head of Graduate School of Biomedical Engineering, University of New South Wales, Australia

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SHUMING NIE 

Professor of Department of Bioengineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

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DONG SUN

Chair Professor Professor of Biomedical Engineering, City University of Hong Kong

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BRADLEY NELSON

Head of Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, ETH Zurich

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PETER E. LOBIE

Co-Director of the Precision Medicine and Healthcare Research Center, Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute

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GUANG-ZHONG YANG

Director of the Hamlyn Centre, Imperial College, UK

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ALISON NOBLE 

Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Oxford University, UK

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MAY WANG

Director of Biocomputing and Bioinformatics Core, Emory-Georgia Tech, Georgia

 

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ANDREW LAINE 

Director of the Heffner Biomedical Imaging Lab, Columbia University, USA

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SHANKAR SUBRAMANIAM

Chair and Professor of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego, USA

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BIN HE

Department Head of Biomedical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

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JIANWEI ZHANG

Director of Technical Aspects of Multimodal Systems, 

University of Hamburg, Germany

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XIAOCHUAN PAN 

Professor of Radiology, Radiation and Cellular Oncology, the University of Chicago

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OTTHEIN HERZOG 

Former head of the Institute for Artificial Intelligence, 

University of Bremen, Germany

 

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