Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize

2021 Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize Selection Committee

Dr. Matthew O'Donnell, Chair
Frank and Julie Jungers Dean Emeritus and Professor of Bioengineering
Department of Bioengineering
University of Washington

Dr. Cheryl R. Blanchard, Vice Chair 
President and CEO
Microchips Biotech, Inc.

Dr. Norbert J. Pelc, Immediate Past Chair
Professor of Bioengineering and Radiology, and Chair
Department of Bioengineering
Stanford University

Dr. Arthur J. Coury 
(Retired Vice President, Biomaterials Research Genzyme Corporation)
Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engr.
Northeastern University

Mr. William A. Hawkins III
Former Chairman and CEO, Medtronic
Independent Consultant, Immucor, Inc.

Professor Jay D. Keasling 
Hubbard Howe, Jr. Distinguished Professor of Biochemical Engineering
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Brian D. Kelley  
Senior Vice President
Vir Biotechnology, Inc.

Dr. Ann L. Lee
Executive VP of Technical Operations
Juno Therapeutics

Dr. Darlene J. Solomon 
Chief Technology Officer & Senior Vice President
Agilent Technologies

Dr. Ghebre E. Tzeghai
Chief Executive Officer
Summit Innovation Labs

Professor Jennifer L. West  
Fitzpatrick Family University Professor
Duke University
Department of Biomedical Engineering

Professor Blake S. Wilson
Co-Director of the Duke Hearing Center and Adjunct Professor
Duke University and Duke University Medical Center

Dr. Paul G. Yock 
Martha Meier Weiland Professor of
   Bioengineering and Medicine and
Program in Biodesign
Stanford University


Dr. Dennis Irwin 
Dean Emeritus 
Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering
School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Russ College of Engineering and Technology
Ohio University

Dr. David R. Scholl 
Athenian Venture Partners


Dr. John L. Anderson  
President, National Academy of Engineering

Dr. Corale L. Brierley 
Vice President, National Academy of Engineering
Brierley Consultancy LLC