Topic: Biomaterials

Biomedical Engineer Elected to Spain's Prestigious Royal Academy

April 24, 2012

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.

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Dr. Christine Schmidt and her research team engineer ways to speed nerve regeneration and recovery after injury

Jan. 10, 2011

In an ad during the 2000 Super Bowl, the late actor Christopher Reeve is shown sitting at an award ceremony for research breakthroughs in spinal cord injuries.

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Chemical engineering professors receive national award

Jan. 27, 2009
Chemical engineering professors receive national award

Donald R. Paul and Nicholas Peppas, chemical engineering professors, have been selected as the 2008 recipients of the Founders Award sponsored by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

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Professor named Materials Research Society Fellow

March 6, 2008
Professor named Materials Research Society Fellow

Nicholas Peppas, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering and pharmaceutics professor, has been elected to the inaugural class of Materials Research Society Fellows for pioneering contributions to the field of biomaterials and especially for the development of hydrogels as bi

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