Boris Rubinsky

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Professor Emeritus, Bioengineering
Professor of the Graduate School, Mechanical Engineering

6105B Etcheverry Hall
Mailcode 1740

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Research Interests

Bioelectronic devices, biotransport, medical imaging, electrical impedance tomography.


  • 1971 B.Sc., M.E. Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 1977 M.Sc., M.E. Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 1980 Ph.D., M.E. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Major Awards

  • 2000 Fellow AIMBE (American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineers)
  • 1996 Heat Transfer Memorial Award, (ASME)
  • 1996 Fellow AAAS (American Association for the Advancement of Science)
  • 1994 Best paper Award JSME (Japan Society for Mechanical Engineering)
  • 1994 Fellow ASME (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)

Professional Experience

  • 1971 Research Engineer, Phillips Industries, Eindhoven, Holland
  • 1971-1976 Technical Officer, Israeli Army, Corps of Engineers
  • 1976-1977 Instructor, Technion, Haifa, Israel
  • 1977-1980 Research Assistant, Cryogenic Engineering Laboratory, M.I.T.
  • 1980-1984 Assistant Professor, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1984-1989 Associate Professor, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1989-present Professor, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1997-present Distinguished Professor, Tel Aviv University
  • 1997-present Chancellor’s Professor, University of California at Berkeley
  • 2001-present Arnold and Barbara Silverman Distinguished Professor of Bioengineering