News

Peppas to Step Down as Head of UT Austin Biomedical Engineering

Posted on:
Peppas to Step Down as Head of UT Austin Biomedical Engineering

Renowned biomedical and chemical engineer Nicholas Peppas is stepping down as chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Cockrell School of Engineering.

Peppas, who has led the department for six years, has guided BME through a period of significant expansion and progress, including hiring 10 new faculty members. Under his leadership, the … Read the rest »

2015 Graduate Student Paper of the Year and TA of the Year Awards

Posted on:

Freeman Receives ACS Polymeric Materials 2015 Distinguished Service Award

Posted on:

Alumna Rachel Segalman Named Chair of UCSB Department of Chemical Engineering

Posted on:

NASCENT Center Adds Magic Leap as New Industrial Partner

Posted on:
NASCENT Center Adds Magic Leap as New Industrial Partner

NASCENT, a National Science Foundation-funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center co-directed by chemical engineering professor Roger Bonnecaze, has added Magic Leap, a company working to develop novel human computing interfaces and software for mixed reality and other applications, to the center’s Industrial Partnership Program.

Magic Leap is the latest industrial partner to team Read the rest »

Alper Honored For Contributions to Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Posted on:
Alper Honored For Contributions to Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

Dr. Hal Alper, associate professor and fellow of the Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professorship, was recently honored with the 2015 Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology (SIMB) Young Investigator Award at the society’s annual meeting in Philadelphia, Aug. 4. This award recognizes the most impactful young scientist in the area of industrial … Read the rest »

Center for Next Generation Photovoltaics Receives Five-Year Funding Renewal

Posted on:

Controlled Release Society Honors Peppas for Lifetime Contributions

Posted on:
Controlled Release Society Honors Peppas for Lifetime Contributions

The Controlled Release Society (CRS) recognized Professor Nicholas Peppas for exceptional lifetime contributions to delivery science at their 2015 Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.

CRS states “Nicholas A. Peppas has been an icon in the field of controlled release through his innovative research, leadership of the Controlled Release Society, and exceptional support of students. … Read the rest »

Ellison and Group Win 2015 Photopolymer Science and Tech Best Paper Award

Posted on:

Grad Student Attends 65th Annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Posted on: