Nicholas A. Peppas#


Nicholas A. Peppas
Email:peppas 'at' che.utexas.edu
Membership Number:4972
Membership type:FOREIGN
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:npeppas
Elected:2019
Twitter:@NPeppas
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/nicos.peppas.3
Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicholas-peppas-422328144/
Homepage: http://www.che.utexas.edu/research/biomat/index.htm



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 Departments of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Cockrell Family Regents Chair #6, University of Texas
  • 2003 - 2014 Departments of Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering, Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair, University of Texas
  • 2009 - 2015 Chair of the Department, Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Texas
  • 1993 - 2002 Showalter Distinguished Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 1999 - 2002 Showalter Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 1982 - 2002 Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 1978 - 1982 Associate Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 1976 - 1978 Assistant Professor, School of Chemical Engineering, Purdue University
  • 1975 - 1976 Department of Chemical Engineering and Arteriosclerosis Center, Research Associate, M.I.T.
  • 1974 - 1975 Research Associate, Research Center for National Defense

Fields of Scholarship
  • Biomaterials science
  • Controlled drug delivery
  • Bionanotechnology and nanomaterials
  • Diffusion in polymers, composites, mathematical modeling and membrane science
  • Polymerization kinetics and reaction engineering
  • Polymer Dissolution: microelectronics and optical applications

Honours and Awards
  • 2019 Honorary Doctorate, University of Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2019 Honorary Doctorate, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  • 2019 Canadian Academy of Engineering (elected member)
  • 2018 Adam Yarmolinsky Award of the National Academy of Medicine
  • 2017 Honorary Doctorate, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • 2017 American Academy of Arts and Sciences, U.S.A. (elected fellow)
  • 2017 Life Achievements and Service, Controlled Release Society
  • 2016 International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering (elected member)
  • 2015 International Award, European Society for Biomaterials, Krakow, Poland
  • 2015 Controlled Release Society Award for Life Contributions, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • 2014 Giulio Natta Medal, Polytechnic School of Milan, Italy
  • 2015 Honorary Doctorate, University of Patras, Greece
  • 2013 Academy of Athens, Greece (elected member)
  • 2014 National Academy of Inventors, U.S.A. (elected fellow)
  • 2014 Applied Polymer Science Award, American Chemical Society
  • 2012 Founders Award, National Academy of Engineering, U.S.A.
  • 2011 Royal Academy of Spain (Academia Real) (elected member)
  • 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award, Biomedical Engineering Society
  • 2010 Acta Biomaterialia Gold Medal
  • 2010 Honorary Doctorate, University of Athens, Greece
  • 2009 Honorary Doctorate, University of Ghent, Belgium
  • 2008 National Academy of Medicine, U.S.A. (elected member)
  • 2008 Pierre Galletti Award, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering
  • 2006 National Academy of Engineering, U.S.A. (elected member)
  • 2006 Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (elected member)
  • 2005 French Academy of Pharmacy (Académie Nationale de Pharmacie) (elected member)

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