Ramamoorthy Gives Talk at Austin's TEDxYouth

On February 16, 2014, biomedical engineering undergraduate student Divya Ramamoorthy delivered a 12-minute talk to an audience of middle school students about generating heart tissue and the spirit of collaboration in research at Austin's second annual TEDxYouth event.

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BME Students Receive Undergraduate Research Fellowships

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The University of Texas at Austin's Office of the Vice President for Research awarded six biomedical engineering undergraduate students with Undergraduate Research Fellowships for the spring semester.

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Alumna Speaks on Theranostic Carriers at 247th American Chemical Society National Meeting

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Mary Caldorera Moore, whose work was recently mentioned in Design News, spoke at the American Chemical Society's annual meeting on March 19 in Dallas, Texas.

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Rylander Appointed to Scientific Board of Mystic Pharmaceuticals

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Dr. Grady Rylander, professor of biomedical engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has joined Mystic Pharmaceutical's scientific advisory board.

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Peppas Elected to the Academy of Athens

Nicholas Peppas has been elected to the Academy of Athens, Greece's national academy and the highest research establishment in that country.

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Alumna Mary Caldorera-Moore Discusses Efficiency and Effectiveness of Intelligent Drug Delivery

Mary Caldorera-Moore, a graduate alumna, was featured in Design News for her intelligent drug delivery research.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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