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ME Department Chair elected to AIMBE


The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has
announced the election of Ellen Arruda, Tim Manganello / BorgWarner Department Chair and Maria
Comninou Collegiate Chair, Mechanical Engineering, the University of Michigan to its College of Fellows.

Arruda was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the AIMBE College of Fellows
for outstanding contributions to the understanding of soft tissue biomechanics including novel tissue
engineered constructs for ligament and tendon replacement.

A formal induction ceremony will be held during AIMBE’s 2022 Annual Event on March 25. Dr. Arruda
will be inducted along with 152 colleagues who make up the AIMBE Fellow Class of 2022. For more
information about the AIMBE Annual Event, please visit

AIMBE’s mission is to recognize excellence in, and advocate for, the fields of medical and biological
engineering to advance society. Since 1991, AIMBE’s College of Fellows has led the way for technological
growth and advancement in the fields of medical and biological engineering.

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