Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize

Recipients of the Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize

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  • 2017
    Dr. Adolf  F. Fercher
    Dr. Adolf F. Fercher
    Professor Emeritus
    Medical University Vienna
    CitationFor optical coherence tomography, leveraging creative engineering to invent imaging technology essential for preventing blindness and treating vascular and other diseases.
  • Professor James G. Fujimoto
    Professor James G. Fujimoto
    Elihu Thomson Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    CitationFor optical coherence tomography, leveraging creative engineering to invent imaging technology essential for preventing blindness and treating vascular and other diseases.
  • Professor Dr. Christoph K. Hitzenberger
    Professor Dr. Christoph K. Hitzenberger
    Vice chair
    Center for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering, Medical University of Vienna
    CitationFor optical coherence tomography, leveraging creative engineering to invent imaging technology essential for preventing blindness and treating vascular and other diseases.
  • Professor David Huang
    Professor David Huang
    Professor of Biomedical Engineering
    Center for Ophthalmic Optics & Lasers, Casey Eye Institute
    CitationFor optical coherence tomography, leveraging creative engineering to invent imaging technology essential for preventing blindness and treating vascular and other diseases.
  • Eric A. Swanson
    Mr. Eric A. Swanson
    Affiliate
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    CitationFor optical coherence tomography, leveraging creative engineering to invent imaging technology essential for preventing blindness and treating vascular and other diseases.
  • 2015
    Professor Graeme M. Clark AC
    Professor Graeme M. Clark AC
    Laureate Professor Emeritus, University of Melbourne; Otolaryngologist Emeritus, Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital; Founder & Director Emeritus, Bionic Ear Institute;
    Honorary Professor Centre for Neural Engineering, University of Melbourne
    University of Melbourne; Royal Victorian Eye & Ear Hospital
    CitationFor engineering cochlear implants that enable the deaf to hear.
  • Erwin Hochmair
    Dr. Erwin Hochmair
    Professor Emeritus and Co-Founder of MED-EL
    MED-EL Medical Electronics GmbH
    CitationFor engineering cochlear implants that enable the deaf to hear.
  • Dr. Michael M. Merzenich
    Dr. Michael M. Merzenich
    Francis Sooy Professor Emeritus
    University of California, San Francisco
    CitationFor engineering cochlear implants that enable the deaf to hear.
  • Professor Blake S. Wilson
    Professor Blake S. Wilson
    Adjunct Professor of Surgery, Biomedical Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering
    Duke University
    CitationFor engineering cochlear implants that enable the deaf to hear.
  • 2013
    Samuel E. Blum
    Dr. Samuel E. Blum
    CitationFor the development of laser ablative photodecomposition, enabling LASIK and PRK eye surgery.
  • Rangaswamy  Srinivasan
    Dr. Rangaswamy Srinivasan
    President
    UVTech Associates
    CitationFor the development of laser ablative photodecomposition, enabling LASIK and PRK eye surgery.
  • James J. Wynne
    Dr. James J. Wynne
    CitationFor the development of laser ablative photodecomposition, enabling LASIK and PRK eye surgery.
  • 2011
    Dr. Leroy E. Hood
    Dr. Leroy E. Hood
    CitationAutomating DNA sequencing that revolutionized biomedicine and forensic science.
  • 2009
    Elmer L. Gaden
    Elmer L. Gaden
    CitationFor pioneering the engineering and commercialization of biological systems for large-scale manufacturing of antibiotics and other drugs
  • 2007
    Dr. Yuan-Cheng "Bert" Fung
    Dr. Yuan-Cheng "Bert" Fung
    CitationFor the characterization and modeling of human tissue mechanics and function leading to prevention and mitigation of trauma.
  • 2005
    Dr. Leland C. Clark, Jr.
    Dr. Leland C. Clark Jr.
    CitationFor bioengineering membrane-based sensors in medical, food, and environmental applications.
  • 2003
    Dr. Willem J. Kolff
    Dr. Willem J. Kolff
    CitationPioneering work on artificial organs, beginning with the kidney, thus launching a new field that is benefiting the lives of millions.
  • 2001
    Earl E. Bakken
    Earl E. Bakken
    CitationIndependent development of the implantable cardiac pacemaker.
  • Wilson Greatbatch
    Wilson Greatbatch
    CitationIndependent development of the implantable cardiac pacemaker.