Professor Michael Poehl was awarded the 2017 Most Exemplary Faculty Member Award for the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering by the Student Engineering Council. Poehl received the award at the Cockrell School of Engineering Distinguished Awards Banquet.
Engineering students nominated multiple professors from each Cockrell School department during this year’s E-Week in February. Poehl … Read the rest »
Texas ChE Graduate Coordinator Kate Baird received the Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award for 2017, the university’s highest recognition for graduate advising.
The award acknowledges the exemplary performance of a graduate coordinator who provides an invaluable service to the university and its community of students, faculty and staff. Baird was selected for the award for her … Read the rest »
Technical staff assistant Shallaco “Shak” McDonald received a 2017 President’s Outstanding Staff Award for his invaluable contributions that have made a significant impact on the university.
McDonald was one of 30 UT Austin staff members to receive the award this year, presented by President Greg Fenves during the President’s Staff Awards ceremony, April 20, 2017. … Read the rest »
Dr. Thomas Edgar, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been selected as the 2017 Kelly Lecture speaker at Purdue University.
This year marks the 52nd anniversary of the Kelly Lectures, talks presented annually at Purdue’s Davidson School of Chemical Engineering by outstanding engineers and scientists from across broad areas of chemical … Read the rest »
Texas ChE graduate students Meghali and Sonali Chopra will represent The University of Texas at Austin to compete against some of the world’s top universities for more than $1 million in prizes at the 17th annual Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University in Houston, April 6-8.
Their team, which also includes Ph.D. student Rahul … Read the rest »
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has inducted Dr. Jennifer A. Maynard, McMakin Associate Professor & undergraduate advisor of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Maynard was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for contributions to protein … Read the rest »
Mandy Barrera has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award. Mandy joined the department in 2015, and has played an essential role in helping us to achieve excellence in our research and educational missions. She is currently an administrative associate to Dr. Delia Milliron and a grant finance specialist.
Mandy’s dedication, adaptability and friendly … Read the rest »
The Welch Foundation, one of the nation’s largest sources of private funding for basic research, today announced that Dr. Delia J. Milliron is a recipient of a 2017 Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research. She is being recognized as a ‘rising star,’ having contributed significant scientific discoveries at early stages of her career.
Milliron’s discoveries … Read the rest »
The John Hopkins Center for Nanomedicine recently honored McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering professor Nicholas Peppas with the inaugural Pioneer of Nanomedicine Award, recognizing individuals whose work is at the intersection of nanotechnology and medicine and has profoundly impacted society and human health.
As part of the honor, Peppas delivered a talk at the Center … Read the rest »