Topic: Ben Streetman

Premier $55 Million Biomedical Engineering Building Opens for Teaching and Research at the University

Aug. 28, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin will dedicate on Thursday, Aug. 28 a new $55 million Biomedical Engineering building, which is being touted as a world-class facility for interdisciplinary research and collaboration in biomedical engineering, pharmacy and natural sciences.

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Presidential Medal for Technological Breakthroughs Earned by Two Chemical Engineering Professors

Aug. 27, 2008

Two chemical engineering professors from The University of Texas at Austin have been recognized by President George W. Bush as 2007 National Medal of Technology and Innovation laureates, the nation's highest honor for technological achievement.

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The University of Texas at Austin to Dedicate Premier $55 Million Biomedical Engineering Building

Aug. 25, 2008

Event: The University of Texas at Austin students, faculty, staff and friends will attend a dedication of the new $55 million Biomedical Engineering Building, including William Powers Jr., president of The University of Texas at Austin, and several deans, including Ben Streetman, dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering. Biomedical engineering faculty will be available before the dedication ceremony to discuss their ongoing and groundbreaking research.

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Longhorn makes history as 50th woman in space

June 30, 2008
NASA astronaut and univeristy alumna Karen Nyberg showed her school spirit while floating in space.

Astronaut Karen Nyberg made history June 14 when the space shuttle Discovery landed at NASA's Kennedy Space Center after completing a 14-day journey of more than 5.7 million miles in space.

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Dr. Gregory L. Fenves Appointed Dean of University of Texas at Austin's Cockrell School of Engineering

June 3, 2008

Dr. Gregory L. Fenves, international expert in structural engineering and former chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, has been appointed dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.

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