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educator , Biomedical engineer

Geert Wilfried Schmid-Schoenbein, German biomedical engineer, educator. Achievements include bioengineering research on cardiovascular disease, microcirulation, bioengineering, and lymphology. Recipient Melville medal American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 1990, Ratschow medal European Society Phlebology, 1999.

Background

Schmid-Schoenbein, Geert Wilfried was born on January 1, 1948 in Albstadt, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of Ernst and Ursula Schmid.

Education

Vordiplom, Liebig University, Giessen, Germany, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Bioengring., University California, San Diego, 1976.

Career

Staff associate department physiology, Columbia University, New York City, 1976-1977;senior associate, Columbia University, New York City, 1977-1979;assistant professor department applied Mechanics & engineering science, University of California, San Diego, 1979-1984;associate professor, University of California, San Diego, 1984-1989;professor, University of California, San Diego, 1989-1994;professor department bioengineering, University of California, San Diego, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Achievements include bioengineering research on cardiovascular disease, microcirulation, bioengineering, and lymphology.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Frontiers in Biomechanics, 1986, Physiology and Pathophysiology of Leukocyte Adhesion, 1994, Molecular Basis of Microcirculatory Disorders, 2002. Author more than 330 research reports.

Membership

Chair World Council & Biomechanics, 2010. Fellow American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, American Heart Association. Member National Academy of Engineering, biomedical Engineering Society (president 1991-1992), American Microcirculatory Society (president 2003-2004), North America Society Biorheology (president 1989-1999, Landies award 2008), European Microciculatory Society, American Physiological Society, American Mechanical Engineering Society.

Connections

Married Renate Schmid-Schoenbein, July 3, 1976. Children: Philip, Mark, Peter.

father:
Ernst Schmid

mother:
Ursula Schmid

spouse:
Renate Schmid-Schoenbein

child:
Philip Schmid-Schoenbein

child:
Mark Schmid-Schoenbein

child:
Peter Schmid-Schoenbein