Ellen Rathje
Ellen Rathje

engineering$13.7M NSF Grant Creates Natural Hazards Engineering Center at UT Austin

Dr. Ellen Rathje, a civil engineering professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, will lead a new cyberinfrastructure effort to help engineers build safer structures that can better withstand natural hazards such as earthquakes and windstorms. Read more about the cyberinfrastructure grant from the Nation Science Foundation…

Antonios Mikos
Antonios Mikos

medicineengineeringRice University Bioengineer Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Antonios Mikos, TAMEST Member and 2016 annual conference program committee member, will be honored with a lifetime achievement award by Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society-Americas at the society’s World Congress in Boston in September. Read more about Mikos and his research at Rice University…

American Academy of Arts and Sciences

medicineengineeringscienceTAMEST Honorary Chair and Two Members Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

On April 22, 2015, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of 197 new members. Among the group were TAMEST Honorary Chair Kay Bailey Hutchison as well as TAMEST Members George Georgiou, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, and Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D., Rice University.

Founded in 1780, the Academy is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. Elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs. Read more about the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and its new members…