Salamone Elected to National Academy of Inventors

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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

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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

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

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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

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

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

Baker Receives Grant to Further Drug Delivery Research

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

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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

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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

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.

Brock Receives 2014 Breast Cancer Research Foundation-AACR Grant

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) has awarded Professor Amy Brock with a two-year grant to continue developing new treatments for breast cancer.

Diller Receives NIH Grant for Cryotherapy

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The National Institutes of Health awarded Professor Ken Diller and his colleague Professor Matt Brothers of the Department of Kinesiology and Health Education at The University of Texas at Austin a four-year grant for cryotherapy research.

Seniors Compete in International Student Design Showcase

Four seniors took their Senior Design project to competition at the world’s largest medical devices conference.

Buchanan is PhD Paper Finalist at World Congress of Biomechanics Conference


photo of Rachel Buchanan in lab coat standing in labBuchanan is PhD Paper Finalist at World Congress of Biomechanics Conference
Rachel Buchanan, a graduate student working with ICES researcher Michael Sacks in the Center for Cardiovascular Simulation, has been selected as a finalist in the World Congress of Biomechanics’ PhD level paper competition.

11 Students and Alumni Receive NSF Graduate Fellowships

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced its Graduate Fellowship recipients for 2014. Several current students and recent alumni of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have received fellowships that will allow them to pursue graduate studies in the biomedical field.