Robert M. Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal

The Robert M. Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal is given to an individual who has demonstrated a sustained level of outstanding achievement in education and mentoring of trainees. Examples of meritorious activities include leadership within the nominee’s institution, mentoring activities that are above and beyond those expected from others employed in similar positions, mentoring activities tailored to meet the needs of the trainees, and innovative mentoring activities.

The award was established by the Bioengineering Division in 2017.

Form of Award: A $1000, bronze medal, certificate and a travel supplement not to exceed $750
Limitation(s): Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in any field of engineering, physics, medicine or life sciences. Candidates must be an active member of the ASME Bioengineering Division.
Administrative Responsibility: Bioengineering Division
Nomination Deadline: September 1
Nomination Sent To: Robert M. Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal Committee Chair (send complete form, with reference letters, as a single PDF)
Committee Chair: S. Wilson
Phone Number: 785-864-2103
Awarded By: Committee on Honors (COH)


2018 Roger D. Kamm
2019 Kenneth R. Diller
2020 Dawn Elliot
2021 Maury L. Hull



Nomination Instructions

Achievement Nomination Form

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