Wilder Named Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

Friday, January 22, 2010

University of Iowa News Release

David G. Wilder, associate professor in the UI College of Engineering Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been elected a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE). A formal induction ceremony will be held during the institute's Annual Event in Washington, D.C., Feb. 22.

The institute cited him "for providing new constraints for vehicle and workplace design based on human musculoskeletal tissue and control system limitations."

Wilder also serves as associate professor of occupational and environmental health in the college of public health, researcher in the Heartland Center for Occupational Health and Safety, senior scientist in the Iowa Spine Research Center, director of the jolt/vibration/seating lab, and an associated faculty member at the Palmer Center for Chiropractic Research.

Nationally known as an expert on the human body's response to vibration, he is serving as meeting chair and program chair for the 2010 American Conference on Human Vibration to be held in June at the UI.

Visit http://www.aimbe.org to learn how AIMBE, its more than 75,000 bioengineers and its College of Fellows are revolutionizing medicine, engineering and related fields to enhance and extend lives.