Laurel Carney: outstanding researcher and mentor


Professor Laurel Carney, the Marylou Ingram Professor of Biomedical Engineering who received the 2018 Edmund A. Hajim Outstanding Faculty Award, is a world-renowned expert in auditory processing systems.

She has been recognized widely for her research achievements through election as a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), as Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and with the William and Christine Hartmann Prize for Auditory Neuroscience, one of the highest honors awarded by the ASA.

Her work in the field of auditory systems and signal processing is prolific and internationally recognized by both the engineering and neuroscience communities.

Professor Carney is also an outstanding educator. At the University of Rochester she has been honored as the Professor of the Year in Engineering twice, and as the BME Faculty Member of the Year four times.

Professor Carney is an incredibly valuable mentor to both her students and to our BME faculty. She is simply a fantastic BME faculty member and a treasured member of our university!