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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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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