Texas Engineering First to Offer Bachelor of Science in Computational Engineering
- Monday, Oct 24, 2016
The University of Texas at Austin is introducing a new Bachelor of Science degree in computational engineering — a new field that focuses on modeling and simulation to develop solutions for society — with the first freshman class set to start in fall 2017. UT Austin is the first university in the United States to offer this as a major at the undergraduate level.
New Platform for Roundworms Could Speed Up Drug Delivery
- Tuesday, Oct 11, 2016
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed the first large-scale in vivo drug discovery platform using a whole animal model that could speed up scientific research and more accurately assess the effectiveness of new drugs in the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases.
‘Connectosomes’ Create Gateway for Improved Chemo Delivery, Fewer Side Effects
- Tuesday, Oct 04, 2016
Engineering researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new method that delivers chemotherapy directly and efficiently to individual cells.
Nicholas Peppas Receives 2016 Pritzker Distinguished Lectureship
- Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016
Nicholas Peppas, professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, pharmacy and surgery at The University of Texas at Austin 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.
Texas Engineering Welcomes New Faculty, 2016-17
- Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016
With research interests such as artificial intelligence, early cancer diagnosis, materials science and retrofit methods of aging structures, this year's incoming faculty members exhibit a wide range of engineering expertise.