Dr. Ngan F. Huang Inducted into the 2024 Class of the
AIMBE College of Fellows

by Roxanna Van Norman
March 28, 2024

In a recent press release, the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) announced the induction of Ngan F. Huang, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Stanford University School of Medicine to its College of Fellows.

“It was an honor to join my esteemed colleagues in the AIMBE College of Fellows. I look forward to continuing the advancement of research, education, and advocating for support from our policy makers,” said Dr. Huang.

Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to medical and biological engineers, comprised of the top two percent of engineers in these fields. College membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to "engineering and medicine research, practice, or education” and to "the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of medical and biological engineering or developing/implementing innovative approaches to bioengineering education."

Induction of Dr. Ngan F. Huang (center) to the AIMBE College of Fellows

Dr. Huang was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows “for outstanding contributions to the development and delivery of biological therapeutics, and for leadership in promoting diversity in the field.”

A formal induction ceremony was held during the AIMBE Annual Event at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, Virginia, on March 25, 2024. Dr. Huang was among the 152 new members inducted as the 2024 Class of the AIMBE College of Fellows.

Dr. Huang is a principal investigator at the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. Her laboratory investigates the interactions between stem cells and extracellular matrix microenvironment for engineering cardiovascular tissues to treat cardiovascular and musculoskeletal diseases. Her research is funded by the NIH, Department of Defense, California Institute of Regenerative Medicine, American Heart Association, and Department of Veteran Affairs.

She has received numerous honors, including most recently the Society for Biomaterials Mid-Career Award and the Alan Hirsch Mid-Career Award in Vascular Medicine from the American Heart Association. She is also an elected fellow of the American Heart Association.

AIMBE Fellows are among the most distinguished medical and biological engineers. Read more about the AIMBE 2024 Fellows announcement.

Dr. Ngan Huang