ChE Chair and Professor Thomas Webster will receive the 1st Annual Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal at the Society For Biomaterials Conference in Minneapolis in April 2017.
The Acta Biomaterialia Silver Medal intends to honor and recognize scientific contributions and leadership from academic, industry and public sector leaders in the midst of their careers. Many awards recognize outstanding young investigators or integrated contributions throughout a career. The Silver Medal is established to recognize significant research contributions that are recent and timely. Specifically, the awardee will have made significant contributions through one or more of the following means:
A theoretical or experimental discovery of a new principle in biomaterials science
Development or invention of a new process or product in the biomaterials engineering field
Distinguished leadership or service rendered to the profession of biomaterials science and engineering.
The nominee should be 45 years of age or under at the end of the calendar year in which the award is announced.