Awards and Honors by Faculty

Steven Adie

Steven Adie

Associate Professor, Associate Director and Director of Undergraduate Studies

2018 NSF CAREER Award
2018 NIH Trailblazer Award
2016 Cornell Discovery and Innovation Research Seed Award

James Antaki

James Francis Antaki

Susan K. McAdam Professor of Heart Assist Technology

2009 Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers
2009 Steven Fenves Award for Systems Research
2003 August H. Koyanagi Young Investigator Award(11th Congress of the International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps)
2002 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2001 IEEE Control System Technology Award (shared with BE Paden, UCSB) for development of Streamliner maglev heart assist pump(IEEE)
1999 Elected one of "Pittsburgh Magazine 40 under 40" the top leaders in Pittsburgh under age 40.(Pittsburgh Magazine)

Shivaun Archer

Shivaun Archer

John & Janet Swanson Senior Lecturer

2021 Fellow, James McCormick Family Teaching Excellence Institute (MTEI)
2012 Academic Achievement Award, Cornell Engineering Alumni Association
2009 Zellman Warhaft Commitment to Diversity Award
2005 Sonny Yau Excellence in Teaching Award
2003, 2005 NASA Invention Space Act Awards

Lawrence Bonassar

Lawrence Bonassar

Daljit S. and Elaine Sarkaria Professor, Meinig School of Biomedical Engineering and Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

2019 Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2015 Research Excellence Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2014 Robert ’55 and Vanne ’57 Cowie Excellence in Teaching Award. Cornell University, College of Engineering
2013 World Technology Award in Health and Medicine
2012 Plenary Speaker, World Forum for Spine Research
2010 Hansjorg Wyss Research Focus Award, AO Spine International, World Forum for Spine Research
2009 Fiona Ip Li ’78 and Donald Li ’75 Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2009 Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers
2007 Zellman Warhaft Contribution to Diversity Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2006 Ralph S. Watts '72 Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering

Ilana Brito

Ilana Brito

Assistant Professor, Mong Family Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellow in Biomedical Engineering

2018 Pew Biomedical Scholar
2017 Research Excellence Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2017 Packard Fellow for Science and Engineering
2017 Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future Faculty Fellowship, Cornell University
2017 Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Award
2017 NIH Director's New Innovator Award
2017 Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship
2016 Grand Challenges Award, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Round 16
2016 Affinito-Stewart Grant of the President’s Council of Cornell Women
2016 Mong Family Sesquicentennial Faculty Fellowship, Cornell University
2015 Cell Press Travel Award, Cell-CHIN-Symposia: Human Immunity and the Microbiome
2015 OZY Rising Star, OZY Magazine
2009-2011 Earth Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship, Columbia University
2008-2009 Graduate Community Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
2001 NIH-Fogarty Institute Junior Laboratory Fellowship
1999, 2000 Anne Wells Branscomb Awards, Harvard University

Jonathan T. Butcher

Jonathan T. Butcher

Professor

2021 Fellow, American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
2020 Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2019 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2019 Sonny Yau Excellence in Teaching Award
2018 Fellow, American Heart Association
2011 John Swanson '61 ME in honor of his mother, Dorothy G. Swanson, Excellence in Teaching Award (Cornell Univeristy, College of Engineering)
2010 NSF CAREER Award (National Science Foundation (NSF)
2010 Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award - Cornell Nominee (Hartwell Foundation)
2009 Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award (Biomedical Engineering Society)
2007 Lillihei Prize - Young Investigator Award (Society for Heart Valve Disease)

Ben Cosgrove

Ben Cosgrove

Associate Professor

2015 Rising Star Award (Biomedical Engineering Society, Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering SIG)
2012 NIH Pathway to Independence Award

Iwijn De Vlaminck

Iwijn De Vlaminck

Associate Professor

2019 Rainin Foundation Synergy Award
2017 Vanne Cowie '57 Excellence in Teaching Award (Cornell, College of Engineering)
2017 NIH Director's New Innovator Award
2015 Robert N. Noyce Assistant Professorship in Life Science and Technology
2014 BOFZAP Research Professorship (K.U. Leuven, Belgium)

Peter Doerschuk

Peter Doerschuk

Professor, Director of Graduate Studies

2003 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2002 University Faculty Scholar (Purdue University)

Claudia Fischbach-Teschl

Claudia Fischbach-Teschl

Professor

2018 Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2016 Research Excellence Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2016 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2013 Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers (Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, Germany)

Alex Kwan

Alex Kwan

Associate Professor

2022 Rising Star Award, One Mind & COMPASS Pathways

Jan Lammerding

Jan Lammerding

Professor

2022 Fellow, American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
2022 Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2022 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2014 Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Young Innovator Award (BMES)
2013 National Science Foundation Career Award (NSF)
2009 Cardiovascular Leadership Group Investigation Award (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division)
2008 Lerner Symposium Young Investigator Award (Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division)

Nozomi Nishimura

Nozomi Nishimura

Associate Professor

2017 Changing the Face of STEM grant from the L'Oreal USA for Women in Science Program
2015 National Science Foundation Career Award (NSF)
2014 Optical Society of America, Rising Stars (Women in Optics)

David Putnam

David Putnam

Professor, Associate Dean for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

2021 Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, honoring excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring, Cornell University
2020 Fellow, National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
2018 James M. and Marsha E. McCormick Excellence in Advising Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2017 Mr. & Mrs. Richard E. Tucker Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2016 Editorial Advisory Board (Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group)
2010 Fiona Ip Li '78 and Donald Li '75 Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2009 Fellow Coulter Foundation
2009 Fellow American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2007 National Science Foundation Career Award (NSF)
2005 Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Early Career Award

Chris B. Schaffer

Chris B. Schaffer

Professor

2022 Fellow, Optica (formerly OSA)
2021 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2019 Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2016 Mr. and Mrs. Richard F. Tucker Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2014 James M. and Marsha D. McCormick Award for Excellence in Advisin, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2012 Arthur H. Guenther Congressional Science Policy Fellowship (Optical Society of America and SPIE) 
2010 Zellman Warhaft Commitment to Diversity Faculty Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2009 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Award
2009 Biomedical Engineering Teaching Award (American Society for Engineering Education) 
2008 Dorothy G. Swanson Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering

Michael Louis Shuler

Michael Louis Shuler

Professor Emeritus

2018 Biomedical Engineering Society Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (BMES CMBE) She Chein Achievement Award
2018 Biotechnology and Bioengineering Gaden Award
2011 Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2010 Fellow Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2007 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2005 James E. Bailey Award Society for Biological Engineering Inaugural Award
2003 W.K. Lewis Award (AIChE)
1997 Fellow, American Institute Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
1996 Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1992 Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers (AIMBE)
1989 Fellow, National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

Marjolein van der Meulen

Marjolein van der Meulen

James M. and Marsha McCormick Director of Biomedical Engineering; Swanson Professor of Biomedical Engineering

2022 Fellow, International Combined Orthopaedic Research Societies (ICORS)
2022 President, Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
2021 Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2020 Fellow, American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR)
2019 Vice President of the Orthopaedic Research Society for a two-year term
2018 American Society for Bone and Mineral Research (ASBMR) Adele L. Boskey Award
2015 Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2015 Women's Leadership Award (Orthopaedic Research Society)
2011 Robert '55 and Vanne '57 Cowie Excellence in Teaching Award, Cornell University, College of Engineering
2010 Fellow American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
2008 Fellow American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
1999 National Science Foundation (NSF) Early Career Award

Yadong Wang

Yadong Wang

McAdam Family Foundation Professor of Heart Assist Technology

2012 Established Investigator Award (American Heart Association) 2012
2015 Carnegie Life Sciences Award (Carnegie Science Center) 2015
2014 Fellow American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2014 Grand Prize Winner, Pitt Innovation Challenge (University of Pittsburgh, Innovation Institute)

Yi Wang

Yi Wang

Professor, Distinguished Faculty in Radiology

2013 Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
2012 Fellow International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM)
2006 Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)