Saltzman elected to U.S. National Academy of Engineering

Yale professor Mark Saltzman
Mark Saltzman

Mark Saltzman, the Goizueta Foundation Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Physiology at the School of Engineering & Applied Science, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Engineering.

Academy membership honors those who have made outstanding contributions to “engineering research, practice, or education, including, where appropriate, significant contributions to the engineering literature,” and to “the pioneering of new and developing fields of technology, making major advancements in traditional fields of engineering, or developing/implementing innovative approaches to engineering education.”

The citation for Saltzman noted his “contributions in drug delivery, biomaterials, and tissue engineering that have led to improved patient treatments.” Saltzman also is a member of the Yale Cancer Center.

Saltzman will be formally inducted during a ceremony at the academy’s annual meeting in Washington, D.C. on Sept. 30.

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