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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Peppas awarded $2.1 million NIH grant

Dr. Nicholas A. Peppas at The University of Texas at Austin has received a four-year, $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to analyze a polymer-based approach for providing insulin to the body that may eventually end the need to treat diabetes with daily injections.

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Diller recognized with Distinguished Lectureship at Univ. of California

Professor Kenneth Diller, Chair of Biomedical Engineering, will be recognized with the Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Lectureship at the University of California at Irvine.

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BME undergrads win communication awards

BME undergraduate students garnered two out of three student communication awards from the Austin chapter of the Society for Technical Communications.

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Three BME Graduate Students receive Whitaker Awards

Three UT students were recognized today with Whitaker Foundation Professional Development Awards. The students are Nicki Bergmann, a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering, and Brock Thomas, a graduate student whose research is of biomedical interest, both received the grand prize, and Kristy Wood, a PhD candidate in biomedical engineering who received an honorable mention.

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Scott Lundy, BME Undergrad, receives University Co-op Award for Academic Excellence

For the fourth consecutive year The University of Texas at Austin, with the generous support of the University Co-op, recognized nine UT undergraduates for superior scholarly or creative achievement.

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Ellen Chen, BME Undergrad, receives President's Leadership Award

The Texas Exes awarded seven outstanding student leaders with the President's Leadership Award

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Kristi Wood receives Livingston Fellowship

Kristy Wood, a BME doctoral candidate, has been selected to receive the 2005-06 William S. Livingston Fellowship.

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Jack Hart winner of COE Staff Excellence Award

The College of Engineering Staff Excellence Awards evaluation committee, consisting of nine representatives from staff and faculty, have selected six recipients for 2005.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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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.

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