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Professor and Alum to Participate in NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium
Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Sixth FOEE SymposiumProfessor and Alum to Participate in NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium
Professor Jenny Jiang and alumna Mary Caldorera-Moore have been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium.

 
Georgiou Named Top 20 Translational Researcher
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Nature Biotechnology ranked George Georgiou, a professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, one of the world's top 20 translational researchers in 2013.

 
New Device Improves Skin Cancer Detection
Friday, August 08, 2014

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have designed an optical device that may reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies by offering a fast, comprehensive, noninvasive and lower-cost solution to detect melanoma and other skin cancer lesions.

 
High School Students Explore the UT Austin Lab Experience
Thursday, August 07, 2014

For five science-minded high school students, the past three weeks have been consumed with hands-on learning about oral drug delivery in a research university lab setting.

 
Siegel is a BMES 2014 Undergraduate Design and Research Winner
Wednesday, August 06, 2014

bmesthumbSiegel is a BMES 2014 Undergraduate Design and Research Winner

Simone Siegel, an undergraduate student conducting research in Professor Michael Sacks' lab, has been selected as one of the BMES Undergraduate Design and Research Award winners for the BMES Annual Meeting

 
Stachowiak Receives NIH Grant for Endocytosis
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

stachowiak74Stachowiak Receives NIH Grant for Endocytosis
The National Institutes of Health has awarded Jeanne Stachowiak's lab with a five-year R01 grant aimed at gaining a detailed physical understanding of endocytosis.

 
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

Peppas Apr 2013 thumbPeppas Wins the 2014 Giulio Natta Medal in Chemical Engineering
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

MoyDasthumbUT Austin Swept the Texas Biomaterials Day Poster Competition
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

SPIEthumbAlum Nick Durr Receives 2nd Place SPIE Startup Award
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

joe salamoneSalamone Elected to National Academy of Inventors
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

Tower ThumbEqual Opportunity in Engineering Program Honors Undergrads
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

r zaman thumbZaman Receives AAPM Best in Physics Award
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.

 

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