The Cooper Union's academic buildings were closed last evening, March 26, due to a fire in the neighborhood. Updates are being posted here. We will post information concerning today's classes on the home page early this morning.
Dr. Hyman (ME'65) went from Cooper to Columbia for his ME and ScD, and then to MIT for a post doc. He was on the biomedical engineering faculty at Texas A&M University for 39 years before retiring as Professor Emeritus in 2011 and returning to New York. Since then he has organized a biomedical engineering seminar series at Cooper, and taught EID 122 - Biomaterials. His professional activities also include medical device design and system safety, human factors, FDA regulation of medical devices, and clinical engineering. He is a member of AAMI, ASTM, and the American College of Clinical Engineering; and he is past president of the Healthcare Technology Foundation, He is a fellow of BMES.
Founded by inventor, industrialist and philanthropist Peter Cooper in 1859, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art offers education in art, architecture and engineering, as well as courses in the humanities and social sciences.