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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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BME Undergrad selected for Washington Internship

Patrick Stokes, junior in Biomedical Engineering, has been selected for the Washington Internships for Students of Engineering Program ( http://www.wise-intern.org/index.html).

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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.

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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.

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Michelle Kim receives BMES 2006 Undergraduate Research Award

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

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Dr. Mia K. Markey 2006 AMIA New Investigator Award Recipient

Bethesda, MD, November 1, 2006 - The American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) announces Mia K. Markey, PhD as the recipient of the 2006 AMIA New Investigator Award.

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Twenty-four BME students to receive URF Fellowships for 2006

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

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Professor brings new dimension in cancer research to UT

Research conducted by Prof. Muhammad Zaman, who recently moved to UT BME, may one day revolutionize the way the pharmaceutical industries approach cancer.

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Three BME Professors elected leaders of the Society for Biomaterials

Three BME professors were elected officers of the Society for Biomaterials in the recently completed elections: Professor Laura Suggs was elected Chair of the Tissue Engineering Division of the Society, otherwise known as the Special Interest Group (SIG), Lisa Brannon-Peppas was elected Secretary/Treasurer of the Drug Delivery SIG and Krishnendu Roy was elected Vice Chair of the Cell and Organ Therapy SIG.

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BME Students and Faculty Abroad

The first group of BME students participating in Maymester with Dr. Ken Diller in Cambridge, England, will attend BME353 with Dr. Diller for the month of June while living with local residents.

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Dr. Laura Suggs receives 2006 NI Biomedical Engineering Teaching Excellence Award

Prof. Laura Suggs is the recipient of the 2006 National Instruments Biomedical Engineering Teaching Excellence Award.

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