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Ilene Busch Vishniac
Biography
Dr. Ilene Busch-Vishniac is the Chief Innovation Officer and Acting Chief Operating Officer of Sonavi Labs, a startup company headquartered in Baltimore, MD. Previously she has been a Professor of Mechanical Engineering, the President of the University of Saskatchewan, the Provost and Vice-President, Academic of McMaster University, and the Dean of the Whiting School of Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Her research focuses on hospital noise control and the use of body sounds for diagnostic purposes. She is the recipient of a number of research, teaching and administrative awards including the Silver Medal of the Acoustical Society of America and the Achievement Award of the Society of Women Engineers.