Tuan Vo-Dinh

Biomedical Engineering

R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Tuan  Vo-Dinh Profile Photo
Tuan Vo-Dinh Profile Photo

Education

  • B.S. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-EPFL Lausanne (Switzerland), 1971
  • Ph.D. Swiss Federal Institute of Technology-ETH Zurich (Switzerland), 1975

Positions

  • R. Eugene and Susie E. Goodson Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Professor in the Department of Chemistry
  • Faculty Network Member of The Energy Initiative
  • Member of the Duke Cancer Institute

Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

  • Presidentu2019s Award. SPIE. 2022
  • Sir George Stokes Award. Royal Society of Chemistry. 2019
  • Fellow (NAI). National Academy of Inventors. 2017
  • Award on Spectrochemical Analysis. American Chemical Society, Division of Analytical Chemistry. 2011
  • Fellows. American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering. 2004
  • Distinguished Inventors Award. Battelle Memorial Institute. 2003
  • Directoru2019s Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Science and Technology. UT-Battelle. 2003
  • Distinguished Scientist of the Year Award. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. 2003
  • Fellow. International Society for Optics and Photonics. 2000
  • RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (Multifunctional Biochip). R&D Magazine. 1999
  • Lockheed Martin Commercialization Award. Lockheed Martin Corporation. 1998
  • AMSE Award, American Museum of Science and Technology (BiOptics Technology). American Museum of Science and Technology. 1997
  • BER-50 Award for Exceptional Service for a Health Citizenry. US Department of Energy. 1997
  • RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Advance in R&D (SERS Gene Probe). R&D Magazine. 1996
  • Inventor of the Year Award. Tennessee Inventors Association. 1996
  • Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer (SERODS Technology). Federal Laboratory Consortium. 1995
  • RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Product of the Year (PCB Spot Test). R&D Magazine. 1994
  • Thomas Jefferson Award. Martin Marietta Corporation. 1992
  • Scientist of the Year. Oak Ridge National Laboratory. 1992
  • RD-100 Award for Most Technologically Significant Product of the Year (SERODS Technology). R&D Magazine. 1992
  • Inventors International Hall of Fame Award. Inventors Clubs of America. 1992
  • Languedoc-Rousillon Medal. University of Perpignan (France). 1989
  • Gold Medal Spectroscopy Award. Society for Applied Spectroscopy. 1988
  • RD-100 Award for Most Significant Technological Advance in R&D (Fluoroimmunosensor). R&D Magazine. 1987
  • Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer. Federal Laboratory Consortium. 1986
  • RD 100 Award for Most Significant Technological Advance in Research & Dev (PNA Dosimeter). R&D Magazine. 1981

Courses Taught

  • EGR 393: Research Projects in Engineering
  • CHEM 630: Advances in Photonics (GE, IM)
  • CHEM 601: Biosensors
  • BME 792: Continuation of Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 791: Graduate Independent Study
  • BME 567: Biosensors (GE, IM, MC)
  • BME 555: Advances in Photonics (GE, IM)
  • BME 494: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)
  • BME 493: Projects in Biomedical Engineering (GE)