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

Peppas Peppas Named International Journal of Nanomedicine Distinguished Scientist

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

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Zhang to Participate in NAE's China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

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Professor John X.J. Zhang will take part in the National Academy of Engineering's (NAE) 2013 China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium (CAFOE), which will be held May 15–17 in Beijing, China.

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Markey Honored for Contributions to Women's Health

The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR) has awarded Dr. Mia K. Markey with the 8th Annual SWHR Medtronic Prize for Scientific Contributions to Women's Health. Markey received the award at the SWHR 20th Annual Gala Dinner on April 29, 2013 in Washington, D.C.

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Budinger and Tate Honored for 10 Years of Service on the EAC

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Thomas Budinger and Charles Tate were honored at the Department of Biomedical Engineering's spring External Advisory Committee (EAC) meeting on April 19, 2013. Both have served on the External Advisory Committee for ten consecutive years, providing valuable guidance and insight to the department.

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Chang Wins Student Employee of Year Award

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The Student Engineering Council recognized biomedical engineering undergraduate student Loris Chang with a Student Employee of the Year Award on April 15, 2013.

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Dawkins Recognized with Advising Award

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Chase Dawkins, an associate academic advisor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, was recognized with the Texas Exes James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising at a luncheon on March 19, 2013 at the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center.

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Students Honor Roy with Outstanding Faculty Award

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The Student Engineering Council (SEC) selected Krishnendu Roy as the Most Outstanding Faculty in the Department of Biomedical Engineering for 2012–2013.

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Undergraduates Receive Research Fellowships

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

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Department Hosts SFB Biomaterials Day

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The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Biomedical Engineering will host the Society for Biomaterials' Biomaterials Day, "Translational Research in Texas," on Friday, May 31, 2013.

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