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10-29-1999, 08:15 AM
2000 ASME Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Award

Bioengineering Division of the
American Society of Mechanical Engineers

The Bioengineering Division of ASME is soliciting nominations for the 2000
ASME
Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Award. The Bioengineering Division
established the
Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Award as a divisional award in 1985 and an ASME
societal award in 2000 to encourage young investigators to pursue research in
Bioengineering by acknowledging recipients early in their career for the
quality of their research and their commitment to the field of
Bioengineering.
The award is named in honor of Yuan Cheng Bertram Fung, Ph.D., Professor of
Bioengineering at the University of California, San Diego. Professor Fung is
considered by many to be the father of modern bioengineering. Professor Fung
is a long-standing member of ASME, and a past recipient of the ASME H.R.
Lissner Award for his outstanding achievements in the field of Bioengineering.

Eligibility: Only candidates whose names have been submitted in nomination
will
be considered for the award. Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent
degree in any field of engineering, physics, medicine or life sciences.
Candidates must either have received their terminal degree within 7 years of
their nomination for this award or be under 36 years of age on June 1st of the
year in which they are nominated.

Nominations: Nominations should be made using the standard printed form on
the
back of this announcement. The nomination package should also include a
curriculum vitae of the nominee and a statement by the candidate of their
research goals. The statement of goals should be limited to 2 pages. In
addition, 5 letters of recommendation are required in support of the
candidate.
The letters should provide evidence of the candidate's past research
accomplishments, future potential, and commitment to pursuing Bioengineering
research. Ten copies of the candidate's package, including curriculum
vitae and
statement, 5 letters of recommendation, and the nomination form should be
prepared and forwarded to the Chair of the ASME Y.C. Fung Young Investigator
Award Selection Committee for review by the BED Honors Committee.

Deadline: All copies of the nomination package must be received no later than
February 1, 2000.

Send nominations and inquiries to:
Maury L. Hull, Ph.D.
Chair, Y.C. Fung Young Investigator Committee
Biomedical Engineering Program
University of California, Davis
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
Phone: (530) 752-6220
FAX: (530) 752-4158
Email: mlhull@ucdavis.edu

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