Dan Jiao Receives CCG Excellence Award

Dian Jiao, a BME graduate student in Professor Pengyu Ren’s Computational Biomolecular Engineering Lab, is a winner of the Chemical Computing Group (CCG) Excellence Award.

BME Students Awarded Undergraduate Research Fellowships

The Undergraduate Research Fellowship program provides support for specific scholarly research projects conducted by full-time UT undergraduate students enrolled in any department.

Dr. Nicholas A. Peppas Appointed as Chair of the Biomedical Engineering Department

Dr. Nicholas A. Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering, has been appointed as Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering of the University of Texas at Austin, effective September 1, 2009.

Heidi Mallon Receives CSE Staff Excellence Award

Heidi Mallon, the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program Coordinator, has been awarded the 2009 Staff Excellence Award from the Cockrell School of Engineering!

Nancy Diamond Receives BME Staff Excellence Award

Nancy Diamond, Senior Administrative Associate, has been awarded the first annual Department of Biomedical Engineering Staff Excellence Award for 2009!

Art Rivas Receives University Outstanding Staff Award

Art Rivas, the Biomedical Engineering Building Manager, has been awarded the 2009 Outstanding Staff Award from The University of Texas at Austin!

Emelianov Elected Vice President of UFFC

Professor Stanislav Emelianov has been elected Vice President of the IEEE Ultrasonics, Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control Society.

Zhang Attends DARPA YFA Award Ceremony

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) of the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) recently named Professor John Zhang as one of 33 Young Faculty Award recipients.

Alumna Honored In Conjunction with Graduate School's 100th Anniversary

The Graduate School, which was established in 1910, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. In honor of the milestone, the school published a commemorative anniversary book titled "Changing the World: Stories Celebrating 100 Years of Graduate Education at The University of Texas at Austin" that profiles 100 alumni—including one from the Biomedical Engineering Department: Jennifer Barton, who received her Ph.D. in biomedical engineering in 1998 and her B.S. in electrical engineering in 1988.

Barton chairs the biomedical engineering program at the University of Arizona. She is a professor in biomedical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, and optical sciences. She is also a director of the BIO5 Institute, a collaboration between University of Arizona researchers, scientists, and students working in the fields of science, agriculture, medicine, pharmacy, and engineering to find solutions to complex biology-based challenges.

Read more about other featured alumni from the Cockrell School of Engineering and the Graduate School’s 100th Anniversary.

Alumna Honored In Conjunction with Graduate School's 100th Anniversary

The Graduate School, which was established in 1910, is celebrating its 100th anniversary.

Professor Smolensky featured in Bloomberg Businessweek for Hypertension Study

THURSDAY, Oct. 7 (HealthDay News) -- Taking blood-pressure pills at night, rather than in the morning, may better control hypertension and significantly reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke, new research suggests.

Three BME Faculty Elected to American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows

The Department of Biomedical Engineering’s (BME) Professor Stas Emelianov and BME Graduate Studies Committee members Professor Ananth Annapragada and Professor Alan Bovik have been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s (AIMBE) College of Fellows.

Biomedical Engineering Continues to Advance at UT, Nationwide

The nation's leading experts in biomedical engineering met in Austin Oct. 6-9 to network with top faculty and students from around the world, to collaborate on new research and to discuss the future of biomedical engineering, one of the fastest growing fields in the nation.