Acoustical Ask-Me-Anything

with Dr. Tyrone Porter

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, UT Austin

Friday, September 11 from 3-4 PM, via Zoom

We will be talking with Dr. Tyrone Porter, a new Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department here at UT. Dr. Porter recently joined the faculty in August 2020.  He received his B.S. in electrical engineering at Prairie View A&M University, and earned his Ph.D. in Bioengineering at the University of Washington in 2003.
Dr. Porter was awarded the Frederick V. Hunt Postdoctoral Fellowship by the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) and completed his training at University of Cincinnati.  He started his academic career in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Boston University in 2006 and held several leadership positions, including Associate Director for the Nanotechnology Innovation Center and Co-Director for the Translational Research in Biomaterials doctoral training program.  Dr. Porter has made significant contributions to the use of ultrasound for noninvasive ablation of solid tumors, permeabilizing biological interfaces for drug delivery, and triggering drug release from stimuli-responsive nanocarriers.  For these accomplishments, Dr. Porter received the ASA R. Bruce Lindsay Award in 2008 and became a Fellow of the ASA in 2017.  A staunch advocate for diversity and inclusion in STEM disciplines, Dr. Porter was recently appointed Chair of the ASA Committee for Improving Racial Diversity and Inclusivity.The Acoustical AMA series allows current students to meet with acoustical professionals in an informal setting and pick their brains concerning all things acoustics and related career paths.

Zoom meeting information below. See you there!


Topic: Austin ASA AMA with Dr. Tyrone Porter
Time: Sep 11, 2020 03:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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