Nicholas A Peppas

Cockrell Regents Chair of Engineering,
University of Texas at Austin

Nicholas Peppas


United States


  • Academia

Job Function

  • Management, Engineering & Design


Nicholas A. Peppas, is the Fletcher Pratt Chaired Professor of Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Pharmacy at the University of Texas at Austin. He is a world leader in biomaterials, controlled drug delivery, biomaterials and bionanotechnology. He received a Dipl. Eng. from NTU Athens (1971) and a Sc. D. from MIT (1973). Peppas is an active researcher in the fields of bionanotechnology, remote sensing, molecular recognition processes, controlled drug delivery, biomedical engineering, biomaterials, molecular modeling of protein structures in contact with biomaterials and tissues, and modeling of biomedical devices.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
To 1974

National Technical University of Athens
Athens, Greece
To 1971


  • AIChE Fellow
  • Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum
  • Education Division
  • Food, Pharmaceutical, & Bioengineering Division
  • Materials Engineering & Sciences Division
  • Nanoscale Science & Engineering Forum
  • Pharmaceutical Discovery, Development and Manufacturing Forum
  • SBE Member

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