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.

BME Department to host national Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Oct. 6-9

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

Cockrell School of Engineering to Grow

The Austin Business Journal recently visited with Biomedical Engineering Department Chair Nicholas Peppas and Dean Greg Fenves about future plans for the Cockrell School of Engineering. Plans include increasing commercialization efforts and updating facilities with a new Engineering Education and Research Center.


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Cockrell School of Engineering to Grow

The Austin Business Journal recently visited with Biomedical Engineering Department Chair Nicholas Peppas and Dean Greg Fenves about future plans for the Cockrell School of Engineering.

James Tunnell Recognized as Outstanding Alumnus by Rice University

Dr. James Tunnell was recently selected to receive the 2010 Rice University Bioengineering Outstanding Graduate Alumnus Award.

The University of Texas at Austin Among 5 Largest BME Departments in the Country

According to the American Society of Engineering Education, biomedical engineering degrees have increased more than any other field over the past decade.

Peppas Receives New NSF Grant to Study siRNA Delivery

Professor Nicholas A. Peppas has received a new research grant from the Biomedical Engineering Program of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Division of Chemical, Bioengineering, Environmental, and Transport Systems.

Peppas Named Fellow of the American Chemical Society

npeppas_thumbnailPeppas Named Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Professor Nicholas Peppas has been elected to the 2011 class of the Fellows of the American Chemical Society (ACS) This is the third class of ACS Fellows, and it represents about 125 leading researchers in the chemical sciences.