This morning, April 9, 2018, Texas ChE’s Dr. Hal Alper was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering‘s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Dr. Alper was nominated, reviewed and elected for his pioneering approaches that merge synthetic biology, protein engineering and metabolic engineering to achieve novel phenotypes in eukaryotic cells.
Election to … Read the rest »
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 »