Taber wins Skalak award for third time


Larry Taber, PhD, the Dennis and Barbara Kessler Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, and four co-authors received the 2015 Richard Skalak Award for the best paper published in 2014 in the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

He is the only award recipient to have won the award three times; it has been awarded 25 times in all. Taber also received the award in 2004 and 2007.

The paper, titled “Bending of the looping heart: Differential growth revisited,” was published in the August 2014 issue of the Journal of Biomechanical Engineering.

To read more about Taber, his paper, and the award, visit the School of Engineering & Applied Science site​.