Outstanding Achievement Award Recipient
College of Science and Engineering, October 19, 2010
John M. Reid received a bachelor of science degree (1950) and a master of science degree (1957) in electrical engineering from the Institute of Technology at the University of Minnesota. After receiving a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, he worked at the University of Washington, Thomas Jefferson University and at Providence Hospital in Seattle. He was on the faculty at Drexel University since 1981 and is currently Professor Emeritus. He is considered one of the pioneers in the use of ultrasound for non-invasive medical diagnosis. He has published over 140 papers and has given more than 50 presentations around the world. He is the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the prestigious honor of IEEE Life Fellow, the Pioneer Award from the American Institute of Ultrasound Medicine, the Drexel University Research Award, the Career Achievement Award from the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society and the Pioneer Award from the Society of Vascular Technologies. He has served on many scientific advisory boards including Doppler Equipment Working Group (past chairman), International Electrotechnical Standards Committee (member), and International Electrotechnical Commission (U.S. delegate), to name a few.
Biographies are as-of time of award presentation.