ASME Launching Nerem Medal

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Robert M. Nerem

Bob Nerem (right) spearheaded establishment of Project ENGAGES with Manu Platt (left), one of the many young researchers that Nerem has mentored in his career.

C. Ross Ethier, friend, colleague, and interim BME chair, presented the ASME medal of honor to Bob Nerem. Nerem's wife, Marilyn, also attended.

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) established the Robert M. Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal to recognize Nerem for his role in influencing engineering careers in the growing bioengineering field.