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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.

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

Professor Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies

George Georgiou, a professor at The University of Texas at Austin whose technology developments in the engineering, medical, biochemical and cellular fields could help treat tens of thousands of patients with diseases such as cancer and osteoporosis, has been elected as a member of the Institute of Medicine (IOM).

$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.

University of Texas at Austin to Host Biomedical Engineering 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.

Natural Sciences, Engineering Students Named Goldwater Scholars

Miranda Denise Colletta and Cynthia Chen, undergraduates at The University of Texas at Austin, have been awarded Goldwater Scholarships, the premier undergraduate award of its type in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering.

Biomedical Engineers Get $11.6 Million from National Cancer Institute to Offer Non-traditional Cancer Research Approaches

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Biomedical Engineering is among a consortium of leading research entities from across the United States selected to receive up to $11.6 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to establish a center to conduct innovative cancer research.

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.

Insulin Pill Possibilities Starting to Gel; Engineer Reports Significant Progress

Insulin pills to replace the injections necessary for those suffering from diabetes appear closer to reality through new research by chemical and biomedical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin.