MSI PI John Bischof has been named Director of the Institute for Engineering in Medicine (IEM). Professor Bischof has been the Interim Director for the past year. He is a faculty member in the Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, and is also a member of the Masonic Cancer Center. His current work using MSI involves the use of iron oxide and gold nanoparticles to enhance thermal therapies.
The IEM is an interdisciplinary research organization fostering collaboration between engineering and biomedicine at the University of Minnesota. It also encourages collaboration with the medical device industry. A story about Professor Bischof and the IEM appears on the College of Science and Engineering News website: Professor Bischof named director of University’s Institute for Engineering in Medicine.