SBE Update: The Merging of Bio and Nano


Earlier this year, the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE) organized its Sixth International Conference on Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (ICBN), which focused on bio-nanoscience and bioengineering for translational medicine. The conference brought together bioengineers and nanotechnology scientists in a collaborative environment at the Univ. of California, Berkeley. The program covered a wide range of topics, including semiconductor fabrication techniques for designing medicines, microengineered hydrogels for tissue regeneration, and nanoparticles for imaging and drug delivery.


Author Bios: 

June Wispelwey

Before she became AIChE executive director, June served as executive director of the Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), overseeing its successful launch and growth. Previously, she served as vice president of marketing services at Aventis Behring and as director of performance chemicals business development at Lyondell. After earning a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering at Princeton University and a master’s degree in chemical engineering at the University of Pennsylvania, June began her career at Lyondell. She also completed an executive education program at The Wharton...Read more

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