Peppas Delivers Prestigious Skalak Memorial Lecture at UCSD

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Professor Nicholas Peppas delivered the 2014 Richard Skalak Memorial Lecture in the Bioengineering Department of the University of California San Diego (UCSD) on Monday, February 3.

BME Students Showcase Design Skills with Business at Longhorn Startup Demo Day

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Biomedical engineering undergraduate students participated in the Longhorn Startup Program's Demo Day on December 5 at the LBJ Auditorium.

Hoi Receives Thomas Marschall Runge, M.D. Endowed Presidential Fellowship in BME

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Congratulations to Kam Hon Hoi, a graduate student working in Professor George Georgiou's lab, on receiving the Thomas Marschall Runge, M.D. Endowed Presidential Fellowship in Biomedical Engineering.

Dunn Receives AHA Established Investigator Award

photo of Andrew Dunn working in lab with computersDunn Receives AHA Established Investigator Award
Professor Andrew Dunn, a researcher in optical and molecular imaging and applications in neuroscience, has won an Established Investigator Award from the American Heart Association.

Markey Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Mia K. Markey, associate professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering's Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Milner Named Inventor of the Year

Professor Thomas Milner was named Inventor of the Year at the university's annual Inventor Award Ceremony on Nov. 19. Milner pioneered the development of optical-based instrumentation applications that help physicians and patients in clinical settings.

Emelianov Named Section Editor of New Photoacoustic Journal

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Professor Stanislav Emelianov has been named Section Editor for Advances in Technology for the new open access journal Photoacoustics.

Kumaraswamy Places 3rd in SWE Poster Collegiate Contest

 

   

headshot of Nishamathi KumaraswamyKumaraswamy Places 3rd in SWE Poster Collegiate Contest
Graduate student Nishamathi Kumaraswamy placed 3rd in the poster collegiate contest at the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Annual Conference, held in Baltimore, MD from October 24–26.

Brock Co-authors Research Featured in Journal of Visual Experiments

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The Journal of Visual Experiments (JoVE) recently published research for treating and preventing breast cancer co-authored by Assistant Professor Amy Brock, while she was a postdoctoral researcher at the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University.

Solving the Breast Cancer Puzzle

The way Stanislav Emelianov puts it, Mother Nature presented us with the puzzle of breast cancer. But Mother Nature has also provided the tools with which we solve the puzzle.

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AIChE Recognizes Peppas with Nanoscale Science & Engineering Forum Award

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has recognized Professor Nicholas Peppas with its 2013 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award for his achievement in science, impact in education, and commitment to professional service.

Suraj Makhija Takes 1st Place at World Molecular Imaging Congress

Suraj Makhija, a senior biomedical engineering student working in Professor Stanislav Emelianov's lab, won a 1st Place Poster Award at the World Molecular Imaging Congress held in Savannah, Georgia, September 18–21, 2013.

Grad Students and Alumna Attend Innovative Workshop on Convergence

The National Academies held the Workshop on Key Challenges in the Implementation of Convergence from September 16–17 in Washington, D.C.

Sacks' Modeling Research Receives NIH Grant, Seeks to Inform New Prosthetic Designs

The National Institutes of Health is turning to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin to develop computer simulations to improve surgical repair of the heart’s mitral valve, one of the aging heart’s key points of failure.

Leading Biomaterials Scientist Joins Faculty

Janet Zoldan, formerly a research associate and postdoctoral researcher with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has joined The University of Texas at Austin as an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering.