WashU engineer Yoram Rudy visiting fellow at Oxford

Yoram Rudy, the Fred Saigh Distinguished Professor of Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, was a Royal Academy of Engineering distinguished visiting fellow and fellow of Merton College at the University of Oxford from Sept. 1 to Oct. 15.

Rudy’s research aims to understand the mechanisms that underlie normal and abnormal rhythms of the heart at various levels, from the molecular and cellular to the whole heart.

Rudy is director of the interdisciplinary Cardiac Bioelectricity and Arrhythmia Center, which includes 39 faculty members.

Professor Rudy also serves as the McDonnell Academy Ambassador to Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.