Dr. Kriewall’s first career centered around biomedical engineering. After receiving his doctorate through a NIH Special Fellowship, he joined our faculty, focusing on both perinatal medicine and ultrasound technology. He then moved to 3M, where he held positions of increasing responsibility. Chief among his accomplishments there, he was the director of the group responsible for developing a cochlear implant. It was the first to receive FDA approval. He was also a co-inventor of an advanced perfusion system. Perfusion is the injection of fluid into a blood vessel in order to reach an organ or tissues.
He later joined Medtronic, a global leader in medical devices, where he ultimately became Vice President of R&D. Then, Dr. Kriewall was tapped to become the president of Wisconsin Lutheran College. After a five-year term there, he retired.
He was recruited out of retirement to run the Kern Family Foundation’s Engineering Entrepreneurship Network. This is a group of more than 25 engineering colleges that emphasized an entrepreneurial approach as part of a comprehensive engineering education.
He now runs Adsum, a consulting service for engineering schools and administrators.
See a video of his award presentation: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8VTdMK574w
BME: Biomedical Engineering Poster Award – 2nd place
Sriram Vaidyanathan, BME PhD student working with Mark Banaszak Holl
CHEB: Nanotechnology & Microfabricated Systems Poster Award- 2nd place
Joong Hwan Bahng, BME PhD student working with Nicholas Kotov
We are delighted to share with you the fall 2013 edition of the University of Michigan Biomedical Engineering Magazine. This issue provides an in-depth look at our cutting edge research and the people challenging conventions throughout our discipline.
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