Posted on May 10, 2022 by Rory Dew

MAY 10, 2022 — Rena Bizios , Lutcher Brown Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering and professor of biomedical engineering in UTSA’s Margie and Bill Klesse College of Engineering and Integrated Design (Klesse College), has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAA&S).

Founded in 1780 by John Hancock, John Adams and 60 other scholar-patriots, the AAA&S is one of the nation’s longest established academic societies. It serves as both an honorary society and an independent research center that convenes leaders from many disparate fields to “advance the interest, honor, dignity and happiness of a free, independent and virtuous people.”

Bizios was previously elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in 2022, the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) in 2019 and the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) in 2015.

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— Rory Dew