News & Announcements

Thursday, 11 June 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements
JUNE 11, 2020 — First-year Top Scholar and Honors College student at UTSA Tristan Pepper has been named a participant in the Fulbright United Kingdom Summer Institute. The prestigious award recognizes promising first- and second-year students for their academic potential and ability to serve as a cultural ambassador to the United States. The award will
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements
MAY 27, 2020 – Two current UTSA students and three recent graduates have received the National Science Foundation’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship. This fellowship program nurtures innovation and leadership in the United States, according to the NSF, by recruiting and supporting outstanding students with high potential. The distinguished fellowship is awarded to outstanding graduate students
APRIL 6, 2020 — UTSA students Naomi Alyafei and Christian Strong have been awarded the 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholarship, one of the oldest and most prestigious scholarships for natural sciences, engineering and mathematics students in the United States. The Goldwater Scholarship Foundation awarded 396 scholarships to college sophomores and juniors around the nation who were identified as showing exceptional
Thursday, 05 March 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements, News
MARCH 5, 2020 – Rena Bizios, the Lutcher Brown Chair Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at UTSA, was elected a corresponding member of the Academy of Athens, Greece on Feb. 20. In ancient Greece the academy was established by Plato, the student of Socrates. In modern Greece the Academy of Athens was established in 1926 to
FEBRUARY 6, 2020 — The UTSA College of Engineering welcomes new faculty Mario Flores and Karina Vielma for the spring 2020 semester. Flores joins the college as an assistant professor and is the first joint appointment between the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Department of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering. Flores has a strong record of research accomplishments
Tuesday, 14 January 2020 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements, News
JANUARY 14, 2020 — Anson Ong, associate dean of administration and graduate programs in UTSA’s College of Engineering, has been elected to the International College of Fellows of Biomaterials Science and Engineering. He will be recognized at the World Biomaterials Congress in Glasgow in May.  The honor of the status as a fellow of biomaterials
Thursday, 05 December 2019 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements, News
Dec. 5, 2019 — For decades the renowned English physicist Stephen Hawking lived with a motor neuron disease until his death last year. People who suffer from this condition lose functionality of brain cells that control essential muscle activity, such as speaking, walking, breathing and swallowing.  To help individuals afflicted by MNDs, UTSA has embarked on
Thursday, 05 December 2019 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements, News, UTSA COE
Dec. 5, 2019 — Rena Bizios, Lutcher Brown Chair and professor of biomedical engineering at UTSA, has been elected a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The honor recognizes Bizios for demonstrating a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 / Published in General
  Curtis Creech and his research mentor Katerina Stujkova investigate cell constructs in a lab at UTSA. CARSON FRAME | TPR NEWS   This article was originally written and photographed by Carson Frame at TPR News.  The National Science Foundation has awarded UTSA more than $300,000 to expand a research pipeline to help active-duty soldiers
Tuesday, 08 October 2019 / Published in General
(April 11, 2019) – Four UTSA researchers have each been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, totaling $2 million in new research funding for San Antonio’s largest public research university. CAREER Awards, one of the NSF’s most prestigious programs, helps UTSA advance closer to National Research University Fund (NRUF)