Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

Alum Scheuerle and Liechty Make AIChE’s 35 Under 35 List

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Alum Scheuerle and Liechty Make AIChE’s 35 Under 35 List

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 »

Alumni in Academia

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Alumni in Academia

The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering is well established in preparing students for careers in industry, but many of our students also go on to pursue roles in research, teaching and administration. Texas ChE graduates have taught and conducted research at nearly 90 universities around the world, including some of the top engineering programs in … Read the rest »

Alumnus Jim Rawlings Elected to National Academy of Engineering

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Alumnus Jim Rawlings Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that alumnus Jim Rawlings (B.S. ’79) has been elected to the prestigious academy.

Rawlings joins 80 new members and 22 new foreign members elected to the NAE in 2016. Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer.

Rawlings is a chemical Read the rest »

Alumna Rachel Segalman Named Chair of UCSB Department of Chemical Engineering

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Alum Jeff Ting Wins Sigma Xi Revitalizing Science Scholarship

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Alum Jeff Ting Wins Sigma Xi Revitalizing Science Scholarship

Alum Jeff Ting, B.S. ChE ‘11 and now a chemical engineering graduate student at the University of Minnesota (UMN), recently won a Sigma Xi Revitalizing Science Scholarship.

The Revitalizing Science Scholarship provides a cash award towards Sigma Xi membership, an honorary scientific research society. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support the … Read the rest »

Alumna Rebekah Scheuerle Recognized for Research Preventing HIV Transmission During Breastfeeding

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Alumna Rebekah Scheuerle Recognized for Research Preventing HIV Transmission During Breastfeeding

Rebekah Scheuerle (B.S. ChE ‘13), the newly elected President of the Gates Cambridge Scholars Council, has won a National Instruments (NI) Engineering Impact Award in the Biomedical category for her use of LabVIEW and NI DAQ hardware to verify devices that prevent HIV transmission between mother and child during breastfeeding.

According to the World Health … Read the rest »

Alumnus Dennis Griffith Becomes AIChE Treasurer and ChE Donor

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Alumnus Dennis Griffith Becomes AIChE Treasurer and ChE Donor

Alumnus Dennis Griffith, B.S. ChE ‘70, has been elected treasurer of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). As treasurer, he will be responsible for the overall financial health of AIChE and will monitor, review and report the organization’s financial activities.

Dennis is a Fellow of AIChE and a senior project manager at … Read the rest »

Alumnus Richard Rothwell Passes Away

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Alumnus Richard Rothwell Passes Away Known as an industry leader and a true family man, the department remembers Richard “Dick” Rothwell as a former active student with superior academic skills and a generous heart

Alumna Dana Davis Sellers Named Distinguished Engineering Graduate

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Alumna Dana Davis Sellers Named Distinguished Engineering Graduate

Dana Sellers, B.S. ChE ’75, has been awarded a Distinguished Engineering Graduate Award (DEG) by the Cockrell School of Engineering-the highest honor bestowed by the college to alumni.

The award is part of the annual Distinguished Engineering Alumni Awards presented every spring commencement. It recognizes highly respected professionals, dedicated engineers and supporters of higher education. … Read the rest »

Matches Made in ChE

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Matches Made in ChE More than 125 couples have fallen in love and gotten married from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering. A few ChE couples share their story in celebration of Valentine's Day