Four BME teams place in the UT I2P competition

Four Biomedical Engineering teams made it to the finals of The University of Texas Idea to Product (I2P) competition placing 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th in the finals on Saturday.

Diller and Peppas elected inaugural Fellows of BMES

Kenneth Diller, Chairman of BME, and Nicholas Peppas, professor of BME, were elected to the inaugural class of the Biomedical Engineering Society Fellows.

Schmidt article in top 1% of field

Since 2000, Dr. Christine Schmidt has been cited 46 times for her article Acellular Vascular Tissues: Natural Biomaterials for Tissue Repair and Tissue Engineering that appeared in the journal Biomaterials.

Two BME Professors Offer Bionanotechnology Course This Summer

Two BME professors, Wolfgang Frey and Konstantin Sokolov, are lecturers of a special course offered this summer by the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

Wilson Recognized at World Molecular Imaging Congress

Katheryne Wilson recently received the Young Investigator Award at the 2011 World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC), held in San Diego, California, September 7–10.

2005 BME Awards Banquet Honors Faculty and Students

The second annual BME Awards Banquet was held at the Doubletree Guest Suites Houston Room to an on-looking fresh crowd of graduate student recruits.

BME Undergraduate Advisors receive award for excellence

Undergraduate Advisors, Rudy Ortiz and Cindy Zimmerman, were each awarded the Texas Exes' James W. Vick Award for Academic Advising.

Brannon-Peppas' hottest article in the field of drug delivery

March 3, 2005 - This week the web site for Elsevier lists the top 25 hottest articles on ScienceDirect.

Schmidt featured speaker in Stanford Distinguished Lecture Series

Christine Schmidt, an Associate Professor in Biomedical Engineering, was the featured speaker in the "Frontiers in Interdisciplinary Biosciences" Distinguished Lecture Series at Stanford University. She spoke on "Engineering Strategies for Functional Nerve Repair."

Georgiou elected to NAE

Professor George Georgiou, Joe C. Walter Jr. Endowed Chair in Biomedical Engineering, was recently elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in Washington D.C. He was cited for his seminal contributions to protein engineering, especially the development of therapeutics to biological warfare agents, protein manufacturing technologies, and combinatorial library screening methodologies.

Peppas receives distinguished scientist award

Nicholas A Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Professor of Biomedical Engineering, was awarded the 2005 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Houston Society for Engineering in Medicine and Biology (HSEMB).

BME Undergrad selected for Washington Internship

Patrick Stokes, junior in Biomedical Engineering, has been selected for the Washington Internships for Students of Engineering Program (

Stachowiak Joins Faculty

Dr. Jeanne Stachowiak, formerly a senior researcher with Sandia Laboratories, has joined The University of Texas at Austin as an assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering. Stachowiak is a leading biomedical researcher whose work has already received recognition.

Shanique Roberson wins at NSBE Conference

Shanique Roberson, an undergraduate researcher in Dr. Muhammad H. Zaman's Laboratory for Molecular and Cellular Dynamics, recently won 1st place in the "Undergraduate Students in Technical Research" competition at the NSBE (National Society of Black Engineers) fall regional conference.

Michelle Kim receives BMES 2006 Undergraduate Research Award

Michelle Kim is the recipient of a BMES Undergraduate Research Award for 2006.