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.

Dunn's Stroke Research Receives $1.75 Million NIH Grant

The National Institutes of Health has awarded Professor Andrew Dunn, Co-Director of the Center for Emerging Imaging Technologies and the Werner W. Dornberger Centennial Teaching Fellow in Engineering, a five-year $1.75 million grant.

Stachowiak Publishes Paper on Membrane Curvature in Nature Cell Biology

Professor Jeanne Stachowiak is the coauthor of a review paper published in the September 2013 issue of Nature Cell Biology.

Diller Named Fellow of the Society for Cryobiology and Recipient of 2013 Luyet Medal


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Professor Kenneth Diller has been inducted as a Fellow of the Society for Cryobiology and will be recognized with the 2013 Luyet Medal for his extensive work in cryobiology.

Zaman Named Finalist for AHA's Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award


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Raiyan Zaman, who received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2011, has been chosen as a finalist for the Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award presented by the American Heart Association's Council on Cardiovascular Radiology and Intervention.

Student Kicks Off Crowdfunding Campaign for Transplant Product

Patrick Sullivan, a biomedical engineering senior, spent his summer interning with Pure Transplant Solutions working on a product that could help those in need organ transplants.

Dunn Receives Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award

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The Board of Regents of The University of Texas at Austin selected Professor Andrew Dunn to receive a 2013 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, its highest honor.

Diller Receives 75th Anniversary Medal of ASME’s Heat Transfer Division

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The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) recently presented Professor Ken Diller with the 75th Anniversary Medal of ASME's Heat Transfer Division.

High School Students Discover Research at UT Austin

The fall is fast approaching with school about to start once again. For some ambitious science-minded Austin-area high school students, the summer was less about taking a break and more about gaining a solid research foundation for the future.

Zaman Receives AHA Fellowship

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Raiyan Zaman, who received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin in 2011, recently received a postdoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association (AHA).