Steven C. George
University of California, Davis, USA

Steven C. George, M.D., Ph.D. is Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of California, Davis. He received his bachelors degree in chemical engineering in 1987 from Northwestern University, M.D. from the University of Missouri School of Medicine in 1991, and Ph.D. from the University of Washington in chemical engineering in 1995. He was on the faculty at the University of California, Irvine for 19 years (1995-2014) where he served as the William J. Link Professor and founding Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (2002-2009), and the founding Director of the Edwards Lifesciences Center for Advanced Cardiovascular Technology (2009-2014). In 2014 he transitioned to become the Elvera and William Stuckenberg Professor and Chair of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, and in 2017 moved to the UC Davis, and became Chair in January 2019. He was elected a fellow in the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) in 2007, a fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society in 2017, has published more than 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts in the areas of pulmonary gas exchange, lung mechanics, vascularizing engineered tissue and organ-on-a-chip technologies, and is co-founder of the startup company Aracari Biosciences.