Topic: Department of Biomedical Engineering

New Device Improves Skin Cancer Detection

Aug. 5, 2014

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AUSTIN, Texas  Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have designed an optical device that may reduce the number of unnecessary biopsies by offering a fast, comprehensive, noninvasive and lower-cost solution to detect melanoma and other skin cancer lesions.

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Cockrell School of Engineering Senior is One of 15 Students Nationwide to Receive Prestigious Hertz Fellowship

April 22, 2014

Ashvin Bashyam, a biomedical engineering senior in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, was selected to receive the prestigious Hertz Foundation Fellowship, a five-year award valued at $250,000. He is one of only 15 students in the nation selected for the annual fellowship this year and becomes the Cockrell School's fourth Hertz Fellow since 2011.

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Chemist, Biomedical Engineer and Computational Biologist Elected Fellows of National Science Organization

Nov. 25, 2013

Three faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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Milner Wins Inventor of the Year Award

Nov. 20, 2013
Milner Wins Inventor of the Year Award

The biomedical engineering professor was honored for his development of light-based therapeutic and diagnostic procedures that help doctors detect diseases like glaucoma and heart disease. [Video]

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Headliners: Invisibility, Immigration, Innovation

Feb. 8, 2013
Headliners: Invisibility, Immigration, Innovation

Engineering professor Andrea Alu's work on invisibility (seriously!) appeared in Wired magazine last month. Just one of several media hits by UT faculty. Read more.

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