Posts Tagged ‘Nicholas Peppas’

Peppas Honored with Inaugural Pioneer of Nanomedicine Award

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Peppas Honored with Inaugural Pioneer of Nanomedicine Award

The John Hopkins Center for Nanomedicine recently honored McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering professor Nicholas Peppas with the inaugural Pioneer of Nanomedicine Award, recognizing individuals whose work is at the intersection of nanotechnology and medicine and has profoundly impacted society and human health.

As part of the honor, Peppas delivered a talk at the Center … Read the rest »

Peppas, Horava Develop First-Ever Capsule to Treat Hemophilia

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Peppas, Horava Develop First-Ever Capsule to Treat Hemophilia

In the near future, hemophiliacs could be able to treat their disease by simply swallowing a capsule.

Thanks to a breakthrough led by researchers in the McKetta Department of Chemical  Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, treatment for hemophilia can now be administered via a biodegradable system, a capsule, giving people affected by … Read the rest »

Nicholas Peppas Receives 2016 Pritzker Distinguished Lectureship

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Nicholas Peppas Receives 2016 Pritzker Distinguished Lectureship

Nicholas Peppas, Texas ChE professor and a world-renowned expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been awarded the Biomedical Engineering Society’s (BMES) prestigious Robert A. Pritzker Distinguished Lecture Award for 2016.

The lectureship is the highest award given by BMES and recognizes one individual each year for his or her outstanding achievements … Read the rest »

AIChE Hosts Special Symposium in Honor of Dr. Nicholas Peppas

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AIChE Hosts Special Symposium in Honor of Dr. Nicholas Peppas

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will host a special symposium in honor of Texas ChE Professor Nicholas Peppas’ 40 years in academia during the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California this November.

Sponsored by AIChE’s Food, Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering and the Materials Divisions, the symposium entitled “40 Years of Impact at … Read the rest »

Nicholas Peppas Appointed To The National Materials And Manufacturing Board

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Nicholas Peppas Appointed To The National Materials And Manufacturing Board

Dr. Nicholas Peppas, the Cockrell Family Regents Chair #6 and Texas ChE professor, has been appointed to the National Materials and Manufacturing Board (NMMB) of The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine for a three-year term.

NMMB combines the charges of two preexisting boards: the National Materials Advisory Board and the Board on … Read the rest »

Georgiou Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

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Georgiou Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Texas ChE professor George Georgiou, the Laura Jennings Turner Chair in Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI).

Election to NAI fellow status is a “professional distinction given to renowned academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made … Read the rest »

Truskett Named 2015 American Physical Society Fellow

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Nicholas Peppas Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Patras

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Nicholas Peppas Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Patras

Nicholas A. Peppas, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and pharmacy at UT Austin, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Patras in Patras, Greece.

He was awarded the doctorate from the university’s Chemical Engineering Department, the top chemical engineering department in … Read the rest »

Peppas Selected as Reilly Lecturer at Notre Dame

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Peppas Selected as Reilly Lecturer at Notre Dame

Nicholas Peppas, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin, has been selected to present the 2015 Reilly Lectures for the University of Notre Dame’s Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.

Peppas will give two presentations as part of … Read the rest »

Nicholas Peppas Selected as Kelly Lecture Speaker at Purdue University

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Nicholas Peppas Selected as Kelly Lecture Speaker at Purdue University

Nicholas Peppas, chair of the Cockrell School’s Department of Biomedical Engineering and a professor of chemical engineering and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin, has been selected as the 2015 Kelly Lecture speaker at Purdue University.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Kelly Lectures, talks presented annually at Purdue’s School … Read the rest »