Humphrey inducted into Georgia Tech academy

Dr. Jay D. Humphrey, Regents Profess or and the Carolyn S. and Tommie E. Lohman Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was inducted into the Georgia Tech Academy of Distinguished Alumni March 19 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Ballroom in Atlanta.Dr. Jay D. HumphreyHumphrey received the B.S. degree from Virginia Tech and the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Georgia Tech, all in engineering science and mechanics, and he completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cardiovascular research at The Johns Hopkins University. He has authored a graduate textbook, Cardiovascular Solid Mechanics: Cells, Tissues, and Organs); co-authored an undergraduate textbook with a former student, An Introduction to Biomechanics: Solids and Fluids, Analysis and Design; co-authored a general textbook, Style and Ethics of Communication in Science and Engineering; co-edited a research book, Cardiovascular Soft Tissue Biomechanics; contributed chapters to 16 other books; and published more than 140 journal articles.A Fellow of the M.E. DeBakey Institute, Humphrey was elected to the U.S. National Committee on Biomechanics and the World Council of Biomechanics, and serves as co-editor of the international journal Biomechanics and Modeling in Mechanobiology. He is also a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineering.