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2 Pitt professors elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Panther statue in front of the Cathedral of Learning on a sunny day

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) elected University of Pittsburgh faculty members Fabrisia Ambrosio and Ramakrishna Mukkamala to its College of Fellows

Ambrosio, associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, was recognized for outstanding contributions to the novel field of regenerative rehabilitation, which integrates applied biophysics and cellular therapeutics to optimize tissue function.

Mukkamala, a Swanson School of Engineering professor, was elected for pioneering contributions to developing and advancing novel, physiology-based hemodynamic monitoring technologies.

They are among 32 current faculty in School of Medicine and Swanson School of Engineering named AIMBE Fellows.

The College of Fellows is comprised of the top two percent of medical and biological engineers in the country. The most accomplished and distinguished engineering and medical school chairs, research directors, professors, innovators and successful entrepreneurs comprise the College of Fellows. AIMBE fellows are regularly recognized for their contributions in teaching, research and innovation.

Ambrosio and Mukkamala were inducted with 151 colleagues who make up the 2022 Class of Fellows during AIMBE’s 2022 annual event on March 25.