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Bioengineering Division

Bioengineering Division (BED) is focused on the application of mechanical engineering knowledge, skills and principles from conception to the design, development, analysis and operation of...
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Herbert R. Lissner Recipients

The Bioengineering Division of ASME established the H. R. Lissner Award as a divisional award in 1977. It was upgraded to a society award in 1987, made possible by a donation from Wayne State University and is named in honor of Professor H. R. Lissner of Wayne State University for his pioneering work in biomechanics that began in 1939.

H.R. Lissner Medalists (Society Level)

2003 Vijay K.Goel 2020 Larry A. Taber
2002 Kenneth R. Diller 2019 Jennifer S. Wayne
2001 W. Michael Lai 2018 Louis J. Soslowsky
2000 Morton H. Friedman 2017 Gerard A. Ateshian
1999 Stephen C. Cowin 2016 Roger C. Haut
1998 Malcolm H. Pope 2015 James A. Ashton-Miller
1997 Ajit P. Yoganathan 2014 Kyriacos A. Athanasiou
1996 Albert I. King 2013 Mehmet Toner
1995 Robert E. Mates 2012 David L. Butler
1994 Sheldon Weinbaum 2011 Jay D. Humphrey
1993 Don P. Giddens 2010 Roger D. Kamm
1992 John C. Chato 2009 Thomas P. Andriacchi
1991 Savio L.Y. Woo 2008 Noshir A. Langrana
1990 Albert B. Schultz 2007 Maury Lane Hull
1989 Robert M. Nerem 2006 Peter A. Torzilli
1988 Alf L. Nachemson 2005 Steven Goldstein
1987 Van C. Mow 2004 John M. Tarbell

H.R. Lissner Medalists (Division Level)

1986 Albert H. Burstein 1982 R.M. Kenedi 1978 Y.C. Fung
1985 Richard Skalak 1981 Max Anliker 1977 Robert W. Mann
1984 Perry L. Blackshear 1980 F. Gaynor Evans
1983 Henning E. von Gierke 1979 Robert F. Rushmer

             For additional information on the H.R. Lissner Medal, or for nomination information, please visit the H.R. Lissner Medalist Society Award page on

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