Moore appointed Lohman Professor

Dr. G. Kemble Bennett, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, has appointed Dr. James Moore Jr. holder of the Carolyn S. and Tommie E. Lohman '59 Professorship.Dr. James Moore Jr.Moore is professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. He came to Texas A&M University in 2003. Previously, he served as an associate professor in biomedical and mechanical engineering at Florida International University, where he also held the position of director of the Cardiovascular Engineering Center.Moore holds three patents and has co-founded two startup companies, Failure Analysis of Cardiovascular Technologies and Angiomechanix. He is a member of the Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES).He was named Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in 2008 and the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering in 2006. He was also named the 2005 and 2006 Dorothy & Ray Galvin '53 Faculty Fellow at Texas A&M.Moore specializes in cardiovascular mechanics, stents, implantable devices and atherosclerosis. His research focuses on the role of biomechanics in the formation and treatment of arterial diseases.He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. from the Georgia Institute of Technology.