Linda Lucas, Dean, University of Alabama
Dr. Lucas has served in the school of Engineering since 1982 after
receiving post-doctoral training at the Nordisk Institutt for
Odontologisk Materials Proving in Oslo, Norway. Results of her studies
have been published in over 100 publications and more than 250
presentations have been made at regional, national and international
scientific meetings. Dr. Lucas is currently the President of the
Biomedical Engineering Society and has also served as the president of
the Society for Biomaterials, and Chair of the Scientific Review
Committee of IDREF (Implant Dentistry Research & Education Foundation).
In 1998 she was inducted as a Fellow in the American Institute for
Medical and Biological Engineers and in 2000 she was inducted as an
International Fellow in the Society For Biomaterials.