NTU Vice President of Office of Research and Development Pai-Chi Li Won the Otto Schmitt Award
Pai-Chi Li, Vice President of the Office of Research and Development and Distinguished Professor of the Department of Electrical Engineering, won the Otto Schmitt Award presented by International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE). This award was given to Professor Li for his seminal achievements in biomedical ultrasound, photoacoustic theranostics, and groundbreaking technologies enabling the study of the interactions between cells and their microenvironment.
The International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) is primarily a federation of national and transnational societies. These professional organizations represent interests in medical and biological engineering. The IFMBE is also a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) for the United Nations and the World Health Organization (WHO), where we are uniquely positioned to influence the delivery of health care to the world through Biomedical and Clinical Engineering. The Federation now has an estimated 120,000 members in 59 affiliated organizations.
The Otto Schmitt Award is given to a Biomedical Engineer for exceptional contributions to the advancement of the field of medical and biological engineering. The criteria for nominations include innovation, leadership, and seminal contributions to medical and biological engineering. Nominees must be members of an IFMBE affiliated organization.