Professor’s pioneering lung work honoured with top international honour

Professor Merryn Tawhai, Deputy Director of the Auckland Bioengineering Institute (ABI), has been honoured with one of the highest international accolades in her field.

Today Professor Tawhai was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) for her outstanding contributions to the development and use of computational models for the diagnosis and prognostic assessment of lung disease.

The AIMBE College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the world. College membership honours those who have made outstanding contributions to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of medical and biological engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to bioengineering education".


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Published by the University of Auckland on 10 April 2018.