MAE’s Ozan Akkus named AIMBE fellow

Ozan Akkus, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering, has been inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)’s College of Fellows.
Akkus was nominated and elected for his outstanding contributions to the understanding of failure of musculoskeletal tissues and methodologies for biofabrication of mechanically competent musculoskeletal biomaterials.
The AIMBE College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country, and fellows are regularly recognized for their contributions in teaching, research and innovation. 

Akkus was formally inducted at a ceremony held during the AIMBE’s Annual Meeting at the National Academy of Sciences Great Hall in Washington, DC, on March 24.