Matthew Fisher, PhD

Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering
North Carolina State University & University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

Congratulations to Dr. Matthew Fisher, the 2020 recipient of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Y. C. Fung Early Career Medal. The ASME recognized Dr. Fisher “for leadership in musculoskeletal bioengineering and translational mechanobiology to improve human health.” Dr. Fisher’s award presentation entitled “Anterior Cruciate Ligament Function During Growth“ was presented during the Summer Biomechanics, Bioengineering and Biotransport Conference (SB3C) held virtually on June 17-30, 2020.

The ASME established the Y. C. Fung Early Career Medal to recognize young investigators who are committed to pursuing research in the field of Bioengineering and have demonstrated significant potential to make substantial contributions to the field of Bioengineering.

Dr. Fisher is an Assistant Professor in the Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and the North Carolina State University and the Director of the Musculoskeletal Group of the CMI Functional Tissue Engineering Program.