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).

The Peppas Factor: Educating Future Leaders

Nicholas Peppas’ teaching style is a true combination of old-fashioned elements and modern engineering concepts. He still relies on a white board in the classroom and works hard to commit each student’s name to memory.

BME Students Win Poster Competition at Biomaterials Day

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Undergraduate and graduate students from The Department of Biomedical Engineering won awards at the poster competition at Biomaterials Day at The University of Texas at Austin.

Wang Receives Research Grant from American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery

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The American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery recently awarded Tianyi Wang, Ph.D., a research associate working with Professor Thomas Milner, with a research grant and a Best Student/Resident Award.

Buchanan Receives American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship

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The American Heart Association has awarded Rachel Buchanan, a graduate student working in Professor Michael Sacks' lab, with a 2013 Predoctoral Fellowship.

Sacks Participates in NIH Bio-artificial Heart Working Group

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Professor Michael Sacks recently participated on a bio-artificial heart panel hosted by the National Institutes of Health's National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

BME Celebrates Class of 2013

The University of Texas at Austin granted 98 bachelor’s, two master’s, and nine doctoral degrees in biomedical engineering at the 2013 spring commencement ceremony.