Nicholas Peppas, professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, pediatrics, surgery and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been elected as a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).
Membership in the CAE is the highest engineering distinction in China, and … Read the rest »
Ankit Agrawal of Texas ChE’s Milliron Research Group has been awarded the 2017 Ben Streetman Prize, a university-wide award given annually for outstanding research by a graduate student in electronic and photonic materials and devices.
Agrawal was recognized for his work on tunable multi-scale infrared plasmonics with metal oxide nanocrystals, which looks at developing the … Read the rest »
Tom Truskett, professor and department chair of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named a fellow of the world’s largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Fellows of the AAAS are elected by their peers in recognition of their scientifically or socially distinguished work to advance … Read the rest »
Vikas Reddy Voggu has been awarded the 2017 Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award and the Cindy and Mike Zeglin Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering for his paper entitled “Flexible CuInSe2 Nanocrystal Solar Cells on Paper” published in ACS Energy Letters.
Through the research detailed in his paper Voggu aims to develop … Read the rest »
Alon Kirschner and Shichao He have been named the TAs of the Year for their work in ChE 317 Intro to Chemical Engineering Analysis and ChE 253M Measurement, Control and Data Analysis Lab, respectively.
Both Kirschner and He will each be awarded the Paige H. and J. Jeff Weidner Endowed Presidential Fellowship in Chemical Engineering … Read the rest »
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) along with the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) has established the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award, recognizing 35 outstanding young professional AIChE members that have made significant contributions to the institute and to the chemical engineering profession.
Two Texas ChE alumni are included in the prestigious list … Read the rest »
The second award from the Texas ChE Senior Class Gift Endowment has been presented to senior Masahiro Ward for his outstanding accomplishments as a class tutor for CHE 319 Transport Phenomena.
Six students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 21 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university.