Recent Awards

Mandy Barrera Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

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Mandy Barrera Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

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 »

Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

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Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

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 »

Peppas Honored with Inaugural Pioneer of Nanomedicine Award

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Peppas Honored with Inaugural Pioneer of Nanomedicine Award

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 »

Grad Students Place 1st, 2nd in 2017 UT Energy Week Research Contest

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Grad Students Place 1st, 2nd in 2017 UT Energy Week Research Contest

Four Texas ChE graduate students placed among the top two in their respective categories at the 2017 UT Energy Week Student Research Contest, held Feb. 8 in the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center at the UT Austin campus.

The research contest, hosted by the Longhorn Energy Club, was divided into four competition categories: environmental and … Read the rest »

Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

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Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected David T. Allen, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas of Austin, and five Cockrell School of Engineering alumni to the prestigious academy.

Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. Membership … Read the rest »

Four Undergraduates Named Centennial Scholars

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Four Undergraduates Named Centennial Scholars

Thanks to the generosity of our gold-level centennial partners, the department has recently awarded four Centennial Scholarships of $1,250 each to outstanding and deserving Texas undergraduate students. Please learn about the awardees, Rohan, Jade, Marissa and Nicholas, below.

 

 

 

 


Texas ChE Involvement: President of the National Society of Black Engineers, Peer Advisor … Read the rest »

Texas ChE Senior Wins Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award

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Texas ChE Senior Wins Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award

Texas ChE senior Jade Jackson was recently selected to receive the Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award. The annual award recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership within the student community at UT Austin.

Jackson is pursuing a dual-major in chemical engineering and chemistry, along with a minor in African and African diaspora studies. … Read the rest »

Freeman to Present Sir Jerry Price Lecture

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Freeman to Present Sir Jerry Price Lecture

Professor and Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Benny Freeman has recently been announced as the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) 2017 Sir Jerry Price Lecture presenter.

The lecture series was established in 1990 in an effort to encourage the collaboration between industry, CSIRO and university scientists. Its namesake, Sir Jerry Price, was the … Read the rest »

DOE Taps AIChE to Lead RAPID Modular Process Intensification Institute

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DOE Taps AIChE to Lead RAPID Modular Process Intensification Institute

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that the Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID) Manufacturing Institute led by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will be the tenth member of the nation’s network of Manufacturing USA Institutes.

Texas ChE professor Dr. Thomas Edgar, a former … Read the rest »

Top 10 Highlights of 2016

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