Recent Awards

Gang Fan and Christopher Dundas Win Paper of the Year

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Gang Fan and Christopher Dundas Win Paper of the Year Gang Fan and Christopher Dundas have been awarded the 2018 Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award and the Dr. Robert Schechter Endowed Excellence Fund in Chemical Engineering  for their paper entitled "S. oneidensis as a Living Electrode for Controlled Radical Polymerization," published in PNAS.

Seema Irani and Henry Pan Named TAs of the Year

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Seema Irani and Henry Pan Named TAs of the Year

Seema Irani and Henry Pan have been named the TAs of the Year for their work in ChE 264 Chemical Engineering Process and Projects Laboratory and ChE 253M Measurement, Control and Data Analysis Lab, respectively.

Seema and Henry will each be awarded the Paige H. and J. Jeff Weidner Endowed Presidential Fellowship in Chemical Engineering,

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Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award

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Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award Alper was nominated and selected for his seminal contributions in the field of biochemical engineering.

Courtney Hazlett Wins Staff Spotlight Award

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Courtney Hazlett Wins Staff Spotlight Award Courtney Hazlett, Administrative Associate, has been selected to receive the Summer 2018 Staff Spotlight Award.

Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner

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Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner The third award from the Texas ChE Senior Class Gift Endowment has been presented to senior Ziyue (Travis) Dong for his outstanding accomplishments as a class tutor.

2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

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2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

 

 

Left to Right: Mike Lucas, Alysha Helenic, Gosia Chwatko

 

The department is pleased to announce the top presenters for the 2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series, as voted by attending first-year and third-year Ph.D. students:

TOP PRESENTER

Mike Lucas (Keitz Group)
Influence of Exogenous Materials on the Nucleation of Amyloid-Beta

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Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

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Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

Eight students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 15 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university. This year, NSF received over 12,000 applications and made 2,000 … Read the rest »

2018 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

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2018 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

 

The top presenting teams have been announced for the Senior Plant Design Competition in partnership with INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS). As part of the Process Design and Operations course, known as “plant design,” 19 teams representing 74 students presented design solutions to tackle a real-world engineering challenge put forward by … Read the rest »

Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition Winners

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Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition Winners

Texas ChE is pleased to announce winners of the spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition. Nearly 60 undergraduates presented research posters at the competition, held on Thursday, May 3. Graduate student judges selected five students to compete in the final round. The three winners of the competition are guaranteed a spot as a presenter during … Read the rest »

Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

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Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

Henykumari Patel (left) and Shivani Shah (right).

This spring, the School of Undergraduate Studies honored outstanding student papers written within the last year during its second Writing Flag Awards. Texas ChE students, Shivani Shah and Henykumari Patel, won first place in the collaborative paper category. Their paper, Ethical Analysis and Report of the Blue Read the rest »