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Drug Delivery Pioneer Elected to Canadian Academy of Engineering

Nicholas Peppas, professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, pediatrics, surgery and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been elected as a foreign member of the Canadian Academy of... Keep Reading

Diller Receives ASME's Nerem Education and Mentorship Medal

Mentoring an astronaut, serving as a department chair of two UT Austin engineering departments, and having his research used as expert testimony in the infamous 1998 McDonald’s hot coffee lawsuit are just three unique accomplishments that showcase the wide and... Keep Reading

NIH Grant Helps Understanding How Protein Networks Work Together to Drive Membrane Traffic

The laboratory of Jeanne Stachowiak, associate professor of biomedical engineering, has received a new four-year R01 grant from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health. The focus of the grant is to study protein... Keep Reading

Newest Faculty Members

Welcome to our two newest assistant professors: Sapun Parekh and Samantha Santacruz. 

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Of Ph.D. students are fully funded


Texas Biomedical Engineering alumni around the world


Of undergraduate students participate in research