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MEDIA ADVISORY: Computational Medicine Day explores supercomputing in medicine

EVENT: The university’s first Computational Medicine Day. WHEN: May 13, 2014. WHERE: The O’Donnell Building for Applied Computational Engineering and Sciences, Avaya Auditorium, 201 E. 24th St., Austin, Texas 78712. BACKGROUND: The Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) Committee on Computational Medicine (Professor Michael Sacks, chair) will host the invitational Computational Medicine Day in…   » Continue Reading

Biomedical Engineer Elected to Spain’s Prestigious Royal Academy

Biomedical Engineer Elected to Spain’s Prestigious Royal Academy

Nicholas A. Peppas, chair of The University of Texas at Austin’s Biomedical Engineering Department, has been elected a Corresponding Member of the Real Academia Nacional de Farmacia (Royal Academy of Pharmacy) of Spain.

$250,000 Hertz Fellowship Awarded to Chemical Engineering Student

$250,000 Hertz Fellowship Awarded to Chemical Engineering Student

Katie Maass, a senior chemical engineering student in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been awarded a five-year $250,000 Hertz Foundation Fellowship to pursue graduate research that will fight cancer and improve drug delivery.

Pioneering Engineer Elected into Prestigious Institute of Medicine

Pioneering Engineer Elected into Prestigious Institute of Medicine

Nicholas A. Peppas was elected today to the Institute of Medicine (IOM) of the National Academy of Sciences, becoming the first faculty member from The University of Texas at Austin to receive this honor—the highest recognition a scientist or engineer in the medical sciences can receive in the United States.

University of Texas at Austin Pharmacy Researcher Works to Lower Carbon Footprint of Pharmaceuticals

The eco-friendly green solvent ethyl lactate can be stabilized and used as a binding agent in the production and processing of pharmaceuticals, lowering the carbon footprint of the industry, a University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy researcher has found.

University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Professor Named American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering Fellow

Dr. Robert O. (Bill) Williams III, professor of pharmaceutics in The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, has been elected to the college of fellows of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).