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Nicholas A Peppas

Cockrell Regents Chair of Engineering,
University of Texas at Austin

Nicholas Peppas

Location

United States

Industry

  • Academia

Job Function

  • Management, Engineering & Design

Bio

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.

Education

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

National Technical University of Athens
Athens, Greece
Bachelor
To 1971

Memberships

  • 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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