Kheradvar Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

Arash Kheradvar is one of 174 who will be inducted into the AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2021 in March.

Feb. 18, 2021 - The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has selected Dr. Arash Kheradvar for its 2021 Class of the College of Fellows. A UC Irvine professor of biomedical engineering and mechanical & aerospace engineering, Kheradvar is recognized for his “contributions to the biomechanics of the cardiovascular system, cardiac imaging, clinical translation of novel heart valve technologies and for his advocacy for racial diversity.”

Election to the AIMBE College of Fellows is a prestigious professional distinction; fellows, who are recognized for outstanding achievement, represent the top two percent of medical and biological engineers from around the world.

As an engineer, physician and scientist, Kheradvar focuses his research on cardiovascular science and engineering with an emphasis on novel cardiac imaging technologies, heart valve engineering and cardiovascular mechanics.

“I am honored to be elected by this elite group of biomedical engineers and scientists as a fellow and to help advance AIMBE’s mission of providing leadership and advocacy in medical and biological engineering for the benefit of society,” he said.

Kheradvar is one of 174 who will be inducted into the AIMBE Fellow Class of 2021 at the virtual Annual Meeting in March. He is the 12th UCI biomedical engineering faculty member to be named an AIMBE Fellow since the nonprofit organization was established in 1991.

– Lori Brandt