Michael King is a professor of biomedical engineering at Cornell University. He completed a PhD in chemical engineering at the University of Notre Dame and a postdoctoral fellowship in bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania. After six years on the faculty of biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester, he moved to Cornell in 2008. He has written textbooks on the subjects of statistical methods and microchannel flows, and has received several awards including the NSF CAREER Award, Outstanding Research Awards from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the American Society of Clinical Chemistry, and he is a James D. Watson Investigator of New York State. King is a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), and currently serves as Vice President of the International Society of Bionic Engineering. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering, an official journal of the Biomedical Engineering Society.