Stemming a Grade-School Brain Drain

With nonprofit and book, alumna seeks to hook girls on STEM fields By Patrick L. Kennedy The girls raised their hands to ask and answer questions when Sarah Foster (ENG’05) visited her sons’ second- and third-grade class­rooms as a volunteer, running engi­neering activities. Evidently, both boys and girls were curious about science, technology, engineering and […]


Joyce Wong Named President-Elect of AIMBE

Professor Joyce Wong (BME, MSE), has been named president-elect of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), one of the foremost biomedical engineering societies in the country. Her term as president will begin in 2022. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., and numbering 50,000 members, including the nation’s most accomplished biomedical engineers, AIMBE boasts a […]

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Joyce Wong Elected National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Whether innovating COVID-19 negative pressure isolation tents for hospitals, devising a way to image and treat abdominal surgical adhesions, or creating a method to enhance tissue engineering, Wong has adopted a mindset of innovation.

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