Professor and Department Chair Nicholas A Peppas and Adjunct Professor Lisa Brannon-Peppas were elected as Fellows of the Controlled Release Society (CRS) in its inaugural class.

Dr. Krishnendu Roy has been selected as the recipient of the 2010 Young Investigator Award of the Controlled Release Society, which is the highest recognition given to young researchers in the field of drug delivery.

Dr. Thomas Milner, the Marion E. Forsman Centennial Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Dr. Marc D. Feldman Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and an Adjunct Professor in the Biomedical Engineering Department of the University of Texas at Austin were recently awarded the 2010 Chancellor’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Award from The University of Texas System (UT System).

Nicholas Peppas will be the recipient of the 2010 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal Award, one of the most prestigious awards in biomaterials science recognizing “excellence in research and development”.

Professor Nicholas Peppas, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering, and professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering and pharmacy, was the recipient of the 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Southeastern Universities Research Association (SURA).

The Student Engineering Council (SEC) selected Dr. Andrew Dunn as the Most Outstanding Faculty in Biomedical Engineering for 2009–2010.

Nicholas Peppas is this year’s recipient of the C. William Hall Award from the Society For Biomaterials.

Professor Nicholas Peppas has been selected by an international scientific committee as the winner of the 2010 Maurice Marie Janot Award.

A promising cure for anthrax based on powerful antibodies developed by biochemical engineers and chemists at The University of Texas at Austin has been announced in the June 1 issue of Nature Biotechnology.

The Chair of Biomedical Engineering, Professor Kenneth R. Diller, is the organizer and General Chair of the 2005 Annual Meeting of the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).