CLEMSON — Clemson University professor Anthony Guiseppi-Elie has been appointed founding editor-in-chief of the journal Bioengineering.

Guiseppi-Elie is a professor of electrical and computer engineering, chemical and biomolecular engineering and bioengineering.

Bioengineering is an online, peer-reviewed journal that will publish reviews, regular research papers and communications on science and technology in the field of bioengineering. It is a publication of the Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI).

As founding editor-in-chief, Guiseppi-Elie will be responsible for the development and direction of the journal and leading a team of associate editors through the editorial process.

“I am delighted to lead this emerging journal and look forward to working with our team to define the points of excellence of Bioengineering,” said Guiseppi-Elie. “My goal is to have Bioengineering become the marquee journal among biomedical and biological engineering journals.”

Guiseppi-Elie was selected for the position based on his contributions and accomplishments across several science and engineering disciplines.

“We are honored to invite professor Guiseppi-Elie to serve as the founding editor-in-chief for our new journal,” said MDPI Publisher Shu-Kun Lin. “We are looking forward to the contribution of his entrepreneurial and creative talents.”

Guiseppi-Elie is the director of Clemson’s Center for Biosensors, Bioelectronics and Biochips and serves on the international board of directors for The Council for Frontiers of Knowledge, an international interdisciplinary science and technology organization.

His research focuses on engineered biomedical devices that service human health and medicine. He is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering and holds eight patents. He has published more than 200 technical papers and abstracts and 31 book or proceedings chapters.

Guiseppi-Elie received a bachelor’s degree from the University of the West Indies, a Master of Science in chemical engineering from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology and a Doctor of Science in materials science and engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He completed post-doctoral work in surface science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

— By Molly Collins

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