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Simon Cherry Receives IEEE's Hoffman Award

Posted on: October 10, 2012

Simon Cherry received the IEEE Edward J Hoffman Medical Imaging Scientist Award given by the Nuclear and Plasma Science Society of IEEE to an individual in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of medical imaging science. The primary factor in consideration is the impact and innovative quality of a nominee's research. Other factors include a nominee's research contributions over a career and his/her influence on medical imaging science through education.

A professor from the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Simon Cherry focuses his research on molecular imaging development. Cherry works at the Center for Molecular and Genomic Imaging and is particularly interested in developing new technologies and techniques for in vivo molecular imaging. He continues to develop the rapidly growing field of molecular imaging with work from his own Cherry Laboratory.

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE) is the world’s largest professional association dedicated to advancing technological innovation for the benefit of humanity. The Hoffman award is given annually to an individual in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field.

More information about the award is available at