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Thursday, 20 October 2016 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements
Meet Alejandro Morales Betancourt. This nontraditional UTSA student is pursuing his biomedical engineering degree to inspire his son. Born in Mexico City, Morales came to Texas in 2007 with his wife and young son, now 12 years old. “Our main motivation was to make sure he could have the best possible education,” Morales said. In
San Antonio – July 6, 2016 – Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) and The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Office of the Vice President for Research announced two new research projects through the Connecting through Research Partnerships (Connect) Program. The projects are slated to begin Sept. 1, 2016, with each receiving $125,000 in funding.
Sunday, 20 March 2016 / Published in Biomedical Engineering
The biomedical engineering program at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) has acquired a rare piece of equipment that can print tissues and potentially regenerate organs. The device works similarly to a 3-D printer and is now a part of the laboratory of Teja Guda, assistant professor of biomedical engineering. “There aren’t very
Monday, 07 March 2016 / Published in COE Announcements
Dr. Ann Beal Salamone, President of Rochal Industries LLP and Advisory Council Member of Biomedical Engineering at UTSA has been elected to the 2016 class of new members to the National Academy of Engineering for development of materials for biomedical applications, personal care, electronics and water purification. Congratulations to Dr. Salamone for her outstanding achievements!
Monday, 09 November 2015 / Published in COE Announcements
Mirunalini Thirugnanasambandam is an aspiring biomedical engineer who hopes to save lives: Meet Mirunalini Thirugnanasambandam. After receiving her undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering at Anna University in India and her master’s degree in mechanical engineering from McGill University in Montreal, Canada, Thirugnanasambandam decided to continue her education in the UTSA and UTHSCSA joint graduate program
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 / Published in Biomedical Engineering
UTSA faculty member, educator and researcher Rena Bizios, a pioneer in biomedical engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine, one of the highest honors for medical sciences, health care and public health professionals. Bizios’ election to the National Academies moves UTSA one step closer to Tier One, a designation that includes, among
Wednesday, 12 August 2015 / Published in Biomedical Engineering, COE Announcements