Honorary fellowship is awarded for outstanding contributions in the field of physics or engineering applied to medicine or related biological science. Up to and including September 2015, 57 Honorary fellows or equivalent have been appointed to IPEM and its forerunner organisations.
The most recently appointed Honorary Fellows are:
Professor Lionel Tarassenko (2014)
in recognition of “outstanding contributions to biomedical engineering and to the broader engineering community.”
Professor Steve Webb (2014)
in recognition of “outstanding contributions to radiotherapy physics, to teaching and to scientific publishing”.
The full list of Honorary Fellows includes:
Famous names from early 20th Century physics and engineering
Doctors who have recognised and nurtured the contribution of physical sciences and engineering to the practice of medicine
Names that are remembered in textbooks and come up in trainee exams
Fellows of the Royal Society
Names of people with few formal qualifications but great imagination and drive
Those of great moral character and leadership
Those who have given faithful and dedicated service
What they have in common is that each one has made a positive and lasting impression on those around them.
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