Ellis-Behnke, RG

 

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Dr Ellis-Behnke, Rutledge Greer 倪偉力

Title:
Associate Professor, Dept of Anatomy
Associate Director, Technology Transfer Office

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2819 9205
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Dr Ellis-Behnke, Rutledge Greer 倪偉力

Title:
Associate Professor, Dept of Anatomy
Associate Director, Technology Transfer Office

Curriculum Vitae:

Also Cited As:
Ellis-Behnke, R

Professional Qualifications
YearAwarding InstitutionQualification
Massachusetts Institute of TechnologyPhD in Neuroscience
Rutgers UniversityBS
Biography

 

Rutledge Ellis-Behnke is Associate Director of the Technology Transfer Office at the University of Hong Kong, as well as Professor at the University's Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine: Department of Anatomy; State Key Lab for Brain and Cognitive Sciences; and Research Centre of Heart, Brain, Hormone and Healthy Aging.  He is also a Research Affiliate in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences department at MIT.  His primary interest is using nanobiotechnology to reconnect disconnected parts of the central nervous system (CNS).
 
He received his PhD in Neuroscience from MIT, BS from Rutgers University and graduated from Harvard Business School's International Senior Manager's Program (AMP/ISMP).
 
Prior to returning to school to pursue his PhD, Ellis-Behnke held various management positions including Senior Vice President of a public company for testing and consulting services and Co-founder/CEO in 1995 of one of the first internet companies to do online commerce in computer memory.
 
Ellis-Behnke is Associate Editor/Neurology for the journal Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, member of the Board of Directors and the Scientific Advisory Board for the Glaucoma Foundation, member of the China Spinal Cord Clinical Trial Network, Society for Neuroscience, American Chemical Society, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and Sigma Xi.
 
Technology Review named his nanotechnology discoveries one of the "Top 10 Emerging Technologies of 2007."
 
In addition to his work in neuroscience and nanomedicine Ellis-Behnke introduced the TabletPC to MIT and the University of Hong Kong as part of the migration to the paperless classroom to deliver all course material and tests to students digitally.

 

 
Honours, Awards & Prizes
AwardeesAward DateHonours / Awards / PrizesCategory
2005-06-01Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nanomedicine
Research Achievement
2003-06-01Elected Sigma Xi
Research Achievement
2005-12-01Top 10 Nanotech Innovation “Immediate Hemostasis”: Nanotechnology Law & Business
Research Achievement
2007-03-01Top 10 Emerging Technology: “Nanohealing”: Technology Review
Research Achievement
2003-05-01D’Arbeloff Award for Computing in Teaching and Education
Teaching Accomplishment
2006-09-01Top 3 abstract and poster: 2nd Meeting of the American Academy of Nanomedicine
Research Achievement
2001-05-01Brain and Cognitive Sciences Award for Continuing Excellence in Teaching, MIT
Teaching Accomplishment
2000-05-01Angus MacDonald Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, MIT
Teaching Accomplishment
2002-05-01Walle Nauta Award for Continuing Dedication in Teaching, MIT
Teaching Accomplishment
2006-08-01Top 25 most innovative product, “Nano Neuro Knitting”: MICRO/NANO Newsletter
Research Achievement
2003-05-01Brain & Cognitive Sciences Departmental Service Award, MIT
Teaching Accomplishment
Professional Societies
Term PeriodPositionProfessional Societies
1/2006 - presentMemberAmerican Chemical Society
4/2009 - presentBoard of DirectorsInternational Society of Nanomedicine
1/2003 - presentMemberSigma Xi
1/2002 - presentMemberAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
12/2005 - presentMemberNew York Academy of Sciences
1/2002 - presentMemberAmerican Society for Neurochemistry
1/2002 - presentMemberHarvard Business School Alumni Health Organization
1/2002 - presentMemberAmerican Association for the Advancement of Science
04/2005 - 07-2008Founding memberAmerican Association of Nanomedicine
1/1998 - presentMemberSociety for Neuroscience
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