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Buchanan's Aortic Valve Paper Wins at World Congress of Biomechanics
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Rachel Buchanan, a biomedical engineering graduate student working with Professor Michael Sacks in the Center for Cardiovascular Simulation in the Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences, took first place in the doctoral student paper competition in the cardiovascular biomechanics category at the 7th World Congress of Biomechanics in Boston.

 
Thomson Reuters Recognizes 2 BME Professors as Highly Cited Researchers
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

thompsonThomson Reuters Recognizes 2 BME Professors as Highly Cited Researchers
Nicholas Peppas, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and Ali Khademhosseini, adjunct associate professor in biomedical engineering, have made the Thomson Reuters list of Highly Cited Researchers for 2014.

 
Peppas Wins the 2014 Giulio Natta Medal in Chemical Engineering
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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Professor Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has won the 2014 Giulio Natta Medal in Chemical Engineering from the Chemistry, Material and Chemical Engineering Department "Giulio Natta" (CMIC) of the Politecnico Di Milano.

 
UT Austin Swept the Texas Biomaterials Day Poster Competition
Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Graduate students from the Department of Biomedical Engineering won awards at the poster competition during Biomaterials Day at Texas A&M University on June 9, 2014.

 
Alum Nick Durr Receives 2nd Place SPIE Startup Award
Monday, June 16, 2014

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Nicholas Durr, who received his doctorate in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010, took second place in the SPIE Startup Challenge earlier this year.

 
Salamone Elected to National Academy of Inventors
Friday, June 13, 2014

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Joe Salamone, Ph.D., an adjunct professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering and a member of the department's External Advisory Committee, has been elected a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

 
Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program Honors Undergrads
Wednesday, June 04, 2014

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Three biomedical engineering undergraduate students were honored at the Equal Opportunity in Engineering Program's Excellence Awards Banquet on April 24, 2014 for their participation in the Texas Research Experience (TREX) Program.

 
Jeanne Stachowiak Receives NSF CAREER Award
Monday, June 02, 2014

Professor Jeanne Stachowiak has received a Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

 
Zaman Receives AAPM Best in Physics Award
Friday, May 30, 2014

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Raiyan Zaman, who received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2011, received the "Best in Physics" award from the American Association of Physicists in Medicine.

 
BME Celebrates Class of 2014
Thursday, May 22, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin granted 75 bachelor’s, six master’s, and 11 doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering at the 2014 spring commencement ceremony.

 
BME Students Receive Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarships
Wednesday, May 07, 2014

UTsealBME Students Receive Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarships
Nine biomedical engineering undergraduate students have received scholarships through the Unrestricted Endowed Presidential Scholarship (UEPS) program.

 
Baker Receives Grant to Further Drug Delivery Research
Monday, April 28, 2014

The Welch Foundation has awarded Professor Aaron Baker with a three-year, $180,000 grant for novel drug delivery research.

 
Jimenez Receives Graduate Student Leadership Award
Friday, April 25, 2014

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Maria Jimenez, a fourth-year graduate student working in Professor Sokolov's Biomedical Optics and Nano-Diagnostics Laboratory, received a Student Leadership Award for her work co-founding the group Women in Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin (WBME) and serving as a co-chair of the Society of Women Engineers Graduate Committee.

 
Steichen Receives P.E.O. Scholarship
Thursday, April 24, 2014

steichenSteichen Receives P.E.O. Scholarship
Stephanie Steichen, a third year graduate student working in Professor Nicolas Peppas’ Laboratory of Biomaterials, Drug Delivery, and Bionanotechnology, recently received the 2014 Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Scholar Award.

 
BME Student is One of 15 Nationwide to Receive Prestigious Hertz Fellowship
Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Ashvin Bashyam, a biomedical engineering senior in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, was selected to receive the prestigious Hertz Foundation Fellowship, a five-year award valued at $250,000.