Georgiou Elected a Member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Professor George Georgiou has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies. Georgiou is the Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering #9 and a professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, and molecular genetics and microbiology at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Roy to receive Global Indus Technovators Award for 2005

Dr. Krishnendu Roy has been selected as a recipient of the Global Indus Technovators Awards for 2005.

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Roy on "Journal of Controlled Release" editorial board

Professor Krishnendu Roy of the Biomedical Engineering Department has been appointed to the editorial board of the prestigious "Journal of Controlled Release".

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BME PhD candidate completes unique international internship

Kristen Carlson, a PhD candidate in BME and a distinguished NSF/IGERT Fellow, just completed an internship in Europe under the auspices of the International Internships Program of the UT IGERT Program.

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Eighteen BME students to receive URF Fellowships in 2005

The University Cooperative Society has provided generous funding for the Undergraduate Research Fellowship (URF) Program.

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BME student wins award at Virginia Tech

Yicun (Peter) Jian, a senior in Biomedical Engineering, was recently recognized by Virginia Polytechnic Institute for his outstanding research accomplishments this past summer.

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Caldorera-Moore receives NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Mary Caldorera-Moore, who will be joining the College of Engineering this fall as a graduate student, has been awarded a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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IGERT Fellow presents research in Prague

Hunter Lauten, a PhD student in Biomedical Engineering and an NSF/IGERT Fellow recently presented the latest results of her research at the 68th IUPAC Meeting on Macromolecules in Prague, the Czech Republic.

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Georgiou to receive FPBD AIChE Award

George Georgiou is the 2005 recipient of the Food, Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering Division Award in Chemical Engineering.

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Peppas recognized as "father of modern drug delivery"

Nicholas A Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering and Professor of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmaceutics at the University of Texas at Austin, has been elected a member of the French Academy of Pharmacy (Académie nationale de pharmacie).

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Engineers improve plastic's potential for use in implants

Engineers at The University of Texas at Austin have found a way to modify a plastic to anchor molecules that promote nerve regeneration, blood vessel growth or other biological processes.

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BME undergrad wins Tau Beta Pi record scholarship

Pamela Basto, a senior in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, won a $2,000 Record Scholarship from Tau Beta Pi, the Engineering Honor Society.

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BME grad student wins best paper award in nanotechnology

Tania Betancourt, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biomedical Engineering, is the winner of one of two grand prizes for Best Paper award in the Nano-Night 2005.

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