Fellows

The following engineering faculty have been elected fellows by the following organizations:

AIMBE College of Fellows

Fellows are nominated each year by their peers and represent the top 2% of the medical and biological engineering community. Total number of Fellows worldwide: 1,500.

Dr. Amir Amini

Dr. Amir Amini
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Inducted 2017

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Dr. Gina Bertocci
Bioengineering
Inducted 2013

Dr. Rob Keynton

Dr. Robert Keynton
Bioengineering
Inducted 2007

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Dr. Steven Koenig
Bioengineering
Inducted 2009

American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE) Fellow

ASCE Fellows have made celebrated contributions and developed creative solutions that change lives around the world. It is a prestigious honor held by 3% of ASCE members.

Dr. J.P. Mohsen, Chair of Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dr. JP Mohsen
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Inducted 2006

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Fellow

Founded in 1880 by a small group of leading industrialists, ASME has grown through the decades to include more than 130,000 members in 151 countries. Thirty-two thousand of these members are students.

Dr. Kevin Chou
Industrial Engineering
Elected in 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

American Society for Quality (ASQ) Fellow

Fellow membership is an honor bestowed by other ASQ members. A Fellow represents the upper echelon of the quality profession and serves as the backbone of the Society. In addition to peer recognition, ASQ Fellows receive additional member benefits.

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Dr. Suraj Alexander
Industrial Engineering
Elected in 1998

 

 

 

 

 

 

Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Fellow

Fellow status is awarded to Society members who demonstrate exceptional achievements and experience in the field of biomedical engineering, and hold a record of membership and participation in the Society.

Dr. Rob Keynton

Dr. Robert Keynton
Bioengineering
Inducted 2018

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Fellows

Of the more than 450,000 members worldwide, only 0.1% of the membership (but no more than 330) in any given year can get elevated to the Fellow status for all members of the IEEE across the more than 40 societies covering all aspects of electrical, electronics, systems engineering, and computer science. Each society has some 10,000-15,000 members.

Dr. Amir Amini

Dr. Amir Amini
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Inducted 2007

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Dr. Aly Farag
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Inducted 2014

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Dr. Jacek Zurada
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Inducted 1996

Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Fellows

IISE is the global association of productivity and efficiency professionals specializing in industrial engineering, healthcare, ergonomics and other related professions. IISE is where these varied fields come together to advance the engineering profession through networking, training, and knowledge sharing.

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Dr. Suraj Alexander
Industrial Engineering
Inducted 1993

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Dr. Aly Farag
Industrial Engineering
Inducted 2005

 

 

International Association of Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Fellow

According to the Constitution and Bylaws of IAPR, the number of fellows elected every two years must not exceed 0.25% of the total IAPR membership. Both service to IAPR and scientific contributions to the field of pattern recognition are taken into account in the selection process. 

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Dr. Aly Farag
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Inducted 2016

The Masonry Society (TMS) Fellow

To qualify for Fellow Membership status, a TMS Member must have made outstanding contributions to the Society and have been a Member for no less than 10 consecutive years. Nominations are due by February 1st each year. Those granted Fellowship status carry the designation FTMS, Fellow of The Masonry Society.

Mark McGinley

Dr. Mark McGinley
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Inducted 2018

National Academy of Inventors Fellows

The NAI Fellows Program was established to highlight academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and the welfare of society. Election to NAI Fellow status is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors.

The program has 912 Fellows worldwide representing more than 250 prestigious universities and governmental and non-profit research institutes. Collectively, the Fellows hold more than 32,000 issued U.S. patents, which have generated over 9,400 licensed technologies and companies, and created more than 1.3 million jobs. In addition, over $137 billion in revenue has been generated based on NAI Fellow discoveries.

Dr. Rob Keynton

Dr. Robert Keynton
Bioengineering
Inducted 2017

Dr. Kevin M. Walsh

Dr. Kevin Walsh
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Inducted 2014

Optical Society of America Fellow

OSA Members who have served with distinction in the advancement of optics and photonics may be proposed for election to the class of Fellow. The number of Fellows is limited by the Society's bylaws to be no more than 10% of the total OSA Membership and the number elected each year is limited to approximately 0.5% of the current membership total.

Dr. Robert Cohn

Dr. Bob Cohn
Electrical & Computer Engineering
Inducted 1999

Society for Health Systems (SHS) Diplomate

The Society for Health Systems awards diplomate status to an elite group of members. Diplomate status provides the professional credentialing these members deserve. They are SHS members with college degrees, work experience, published articles and/or presentations, ongoing education and a history of volunteering. 

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Dr. Elizabeth A. Gentry
Industrial Engineering
Inducted 2018

Updated: 09.18.18