BME congratulates Professor Mike Ramsey on his 2014 election to the National Academy of Engineering. The Academy selected 67 members and 11 foreign associates this year, its 50th year in existence. Dr. Ramsey was chosen for his work in developing microfluidic technologies for analytical applications. Membership in the National Academy of Engineering is one of the highest honors of the field, and this appointment only adds to Dr. Ramsey’s already long-list of accomplishments, which includes serving as an American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) fellow in 2008, an election as a 2011 American Chemical Society fellow, and a Ralph N. Adams Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry in 2013. Dr. Ramsey is a Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering and also holds an appointment as the Minnie N. Goldby Distinguished Professor of Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr. Ramsey is the second faculty member of the joint department to be elected to the national academy of engineering.
To see the full press release, which includes the names of the other members elected this year, please visit the National Academy of Engineering’s Website.