Dr. Akay, Metin

Biomedical Engineering Doctoral Program Approved

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The University of Houston Health Initiative has received a major boost from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, which recently approved the establishment of a doctoral program in biomedical engineering at the UH Cullen College of Engineering.

New Biomedical Chair Earns Esteemed Engineering Honors

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Just weeks into his post as John S. Dunn Distinguished Professor and founding chair of the University of Houston Department of Biomedical Engineering, Metin Akay is already being recognized.

He has been selected and will be inducted next month into two prestigious engineering and science organizations—the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and the College of Fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

Founding Chair Named to Department of Biomedical Engineering

Metin Akay, recently named founding chair of the college's new department of biomedical engineering, shares his vision for the future of biomedical sciences at University of Houston at BioHouston's August Breakfast Forum on Aug. 21, 2009. Photo by Thomas Shea.

Internationally known researcher, educator from ASU to fill spot

Metin Akay has been tasked with leading the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering’s new Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Akay, officially designated as founding chair at BioHouston’s Breakfast Forum Aug. 21, will use his nearly two decades experience to establish the first new department at the college in more than 35 years.

Engineer One of Four Awarded UH Honorary Degrees

Neal Amundson, Hugh Roy & Lillie Cranz Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering & Mathematics

At the May 9th commencement ceremony, the University of Houston will award honorary degrees to a top government official, a renowned professor, an exceptional basketball coach and a celebrated entertainer.

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