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Assistant Professor Evan Wang Receives 2024 NSF Career Award

Biomedical engineering assistant professor Huiliang “Evan” Wang, Ph.D. received the prestigious NSF Career Award for his project that delves into the creation of new nanoparticles to unravel the mysteries of the brain.

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Former UT Austin Biomedical Engineering professor stands outside.

Former UT Austin BME Professor Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering elected former UT Austin biomedical engineering professor Christine Schmidt into their academy.

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UT Austin Biomedical Engineering Department Chair Tyrone Porter in front of the EER

Black History Month: Tyrone Porter, Ph.D.

Tyrone Porter, Ph.D. is changing the future of precision medicine and modalities for brain health, while leading the way for people of color to climb the career ladder in a blossoming sector of academia.   

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UT Austin Biomedical Engineering professor Tom Yankeelov stands in front of an imaging screen.

How to Create a Computational Powerhouse in Biomedical Engineering

For more than 200 years, computers have become an integral part of our daily lives and biomedical engineering is no exception. A far cry from the 19th Century mechanical calculating machines, biomedical engineering researchers use computers to tackle healthcare challenges and consequently improve the lives of patients.

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Meet Your ‘Digital Twin’: They Might Save Your Life

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Two Texas BME Professors Receive NSF CAREER Awards

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3 Tips for a Winning NSF GRFP Application

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Wang Receives NIH R35 Grant to Enhance Optogenetics Technology

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