David Bishop named as 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

December 18, 2017

Congratulation to Professor David Bishop for his election as a 2017 Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors! The academy recognizes for his “highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society”. Professor Bishop was also the PI on a NSF engineering research center grant that was recently awarded 20 million dollars over the next five years to accelerate the development of functional heart tissue for clinical use.