Prof. Emer. Stanko Tonković elected...

Prof. Emer. Stanko Tonković, PhD, was elected as Honorary Life Member (HLM) in International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE). HLM is recognition for long-term work and promotion of BMI.

Professor Tonković made a pioneering and significant contribution to the development of biomedical engineering internationally and in Croatia and in introducing biomedical engineering to University programs in the southeast region of Europe fulfilling by his activities the educational mission of the IFMBE. During his many years of work and academic activity, Professor Tonković held many administrative positions at the Faculty, including the position of Dean of the Faculty from the adacemic year 1994/95 to 1997/98.

The title of IFMBE Honorary LifeMember is bestowed on individuals who have rendered exceptional service to the Federation. In 2022 a total of 10 recipients have received the IFMBE Honorary Life Member Award which is inducted every 3 years during each World Congress for Medical Physics and Biomedical Engineering.

The International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering (IFMBE) is primarily a federation of national and transnational organizations that represent national interests in medical and biological engineering: building up biomedical engineering and health research and professional networks, exchange of knowledge, fostering international mobility of researchers and students, making medical and engineering knowledge and health care available to all. The objectives of the IFMBE are scientific, technological, literary, and educational.

Author: Petra Škaberna
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