Dr. Willem J. Kolff
1911-2009
Dr. Willem J. Kolff Emeritus
Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Surgery and Research, University of Utah
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  • 1989
  • Bioengineering
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
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  • 1989
  • Bioengineering
  • Electric Power/Energy Systems
Memorial Tribute

BY LAURA GUNDRY 
SUBMITTED BY THE NAE HOME SECRETARY 

WILLEM J. KOLFF, widely considered the father of the field of artificial organs, and University of Utah distinguished professor emeritus of bioengineering, surgery, and medicine, ...

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Election Citation
For innovative and unique artificial organ research and for leadership in bringing advanced engineering concepts to artificial organ design, construction, and implantation.