June 21, 2019

Drug Delivery Pioneer Elected to Canadian Academy of Engineering

Nicholas Peppas, professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, pediatrics, surgery and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been elected as a foreign member of the Canadian Academy ... Read the story

June 20, 2019

New E-Tattoo Enables Accurate, Uninterrupted Heart Monitoring for Days

The leading cause of death in Texas is heart disease, according to the National Center for Health Statistics, accounting for more than 45,000 deaths statewide in 2017. A new wearable technology made from stretchy, lightweight material could make heart ... Read the story

June 18, 2019

Fluoride is a naturally existing ion, like sodium, calcium or magnesium, found in abundance in many environments around the world, including groundwater, oceans and soil.  In optimal concentrations, fluoride can strengthen our bones and pearly whites, and since the ... Read the story


March 29, 2019

Raissa Ferron
Associate Professor
Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students
cover of Texas Engineering magazine with group of students