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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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Peppas Delivers Lectures at University of Illinois and University of Buffalo

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Professor Nicholas A. Peppas recently delivered important lectures at the University of Buffalo and the University of Illinois.

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Georgiou Delivers Distinguished and Memorial Lectures at MIT and University of Delaware

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Professor George Georgiou recently delivered important lectures at the University of Delaware and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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Unraveling the Cancer Cell

Biomedical engineering professor Laura Suggs and her students believe the key to understanding the progression of breast cancer might lie in the tiny area just outside of a cancer cell.

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Nine 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.

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Singh Wins 1st Grand Prize at IE Citizen Scholars Research Contest

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The Intellectual Entrepreneurship (IE) Citizen Scholars Program hosted its 2nd Annual Research Contest to recognize current and former IE undergraduate interns.

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Salazar Receives President's Leadership Award

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James Salazar, an undergraduate student in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is one of three seniors from The University of Texas at Austin to receive a Texas Exes President's Leadership Award.

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BME Wins at UT Idea to Product Competition; Smart Catheters Take 1st Place

A team of two biomedical engineering students took first place in The University of Texas at Austin’s Idea to Product (I2P®) Competition for their research and design of a smart catheter with a thin, flexible pressure sensor that can measure blood pressure and blood flow in real-time.

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ASEE Recognizes Peppas with Engineering Education Award

 

   

Professor Nicholas Peppas has been selected for an American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Excellence in Engineering Education Award.

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Peppas Named International Journal of Nanomedicine Distinguished Scientist Award

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Professor Nicholas Peppas has been selected for the International Journal of Nanomedicine Distinguished Scientist Award.

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