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Dr. Gerald Pollack
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Dr. Gerald Pollack (About)
World Science Database Profile
Professor of Bioengineering
Interests: Water, Structure, Crystals

(from http://faculty.washington.edu/ghp/biosketch


1961 Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn (Now NYU) B.S.E.E., Electrical Eng.
1968 University of Pennsylvania Ph.D., Biomedical Eng.

Professional Experience:

1968-73  Assistant Professor, Dept. Anesthesiology and Div. Bioengineering, University of Washington, Seattle
1973-77 Associate Professor, Anesthesiology & Bioengineering
1977-81 Professor, Anesthesiology & Bioengineering
1981- Professor of Bioengineering

Honors and Awards:

  • Tau Beta Pi Kulka Award, 1961; Eta Kappa Nu Kulka Award, 1961
  • Polytechnic Institute Merit Key; Engineering Honor Societies (Eta Kappa Nu, Tau Beta Pi)
  • Established Investigatorship, American Heart Association, 1974-79
  • Who's Who in America; American Men and Women in Science; Who's Who in the World
  • Board of Directors, Bioengineering Society, 1977-79;  Cardiovascular-Pulmonary Study Section, March, 1979, 1980
  • Editorial Boards: J. Mol. & Cell Cardiol., 1975-80, Am. J. Physiol. (Heart and Circ Physiol), 1975-80; Circ. Research, 1982-1989; and Cell Biology International, 2005-  ; Molecular and Cellular Biomechanics, 2007-
  • Honorary member, Romanian Muscle Society, 1992
  • Excellence Award, Society for Technical Communication, 1992 (for book, Muscles & Molecules)
  • Founding Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering, 1993
  • Consultant, Whitaker Foundation, 1996-2006
  • JSEM Scientific Paper Award, 1998
  • Fellow, American Heart Association, 2001
  • Inaugural Fellow, Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, AHA, 2001
  • Invited Scholar, Institut des Hautes Etudes Scientifiques, Paris, 2002
  • Distinguished Lecturer Award, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2002
  • International Scientist of the Year (IBC), 2002
  • Honorary Doctorate, Ural State Unversity, Ekaterinburg Russia, 2002
  • Distinguished Award, Society for Technical Communication (for book, Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life) , 2003
  • Merit Award, International STC competition for book, above, 2003.
  • Chair (joint, founding), Gordon Research Conference on ?Interfacial Water in Cell Biology? 2004.
  • Honorary Professor, Russian Academy of Sciences, 2005
  • Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society, 2005
  • National Science Board Task Force for Transformative Research, Advisor, 2005-2006
  • Inaugural Chair, Annual Conference on the Physics, Chemistry, and Biology of Water, 2006; Chair, 2007, 2009
  • University of Washington Annual Lectureship Award (selected among all University faculty) 2008.
  • Founding Editor-in-Chief, WATER :A Multidisciplinary Research Journal
  • NIH Transformative R01 Award, 2009.