Posts Tagged ‘American Institute of Chemical Engineers’

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 »

Baldea Elected CAST Division Director

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Baldea Elected CAST Division Director

Dr. Michael Baldea has been elected a director of the Computing & Systems Technology Division (CAST) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Chartered in 1977, the CAST Division provides relevant programs for AIChE members who share interests in computing and systems technology, especially in the analysis, design, and control of process management systems. Division … Read the rest »

AIChE Hosts Special Symposium in Honor of Dr. Nicholas Peppas

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AIChE Hosts Special Symposium in Honor of Dr. Nicholas Peppas

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) will host a special symposium in honor of Texas ChE Professor Nicholas Peppas’ 40 years in academia during the 2016 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco, California this November.

Sponsored by AIChE’s Food, Pharmaceutical & Bioengineering and the Materials Divisions, the symposium entitled “40 Years of Impact at … Read the rest »

AIChE Names Giving Society After John McKetta

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AIChE Names Giving Society After John McKetta The American Institute of Chemical Engineers honors former president and Fellow John McKetta for his dedication to the profession and for his philanthropic leadership.

Thomas Edgar Receives Top Honor from American Automatic Control Council

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Thomas Edgar Receives Top Honor from American Automatic Control Council

Thomas F. Edgar, director of the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Chair in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award. It is the highest recognition from the American Automatic Read the rest »

Introducing High School Students to Engineering

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Introducing High School Students to Engineering The department recently partnered with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to host an outreach event for Central Texas high school students.

Hal Alper Receives Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award

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Hal Alper Receives Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award

Hal Alper, assistant professor and Fellow of the Paul D. and Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professorship, has been selected by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to receive the Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award in Metabolic Engineering.

The award recognizes original and creative research accomplishments by a young investigator in the field of … Read the rest »

Chris Ellison Wins AIChE Owens Corning Early Career Award

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Chris Ellison Wins AIChE Owens Corning Early Career Award

Chris Ellison, assistant professor, Frank A. Liddell, Jr. Centennial Fellow, and William H. Tonn Professorial Fellow in Chemical Engineering, has been selected for the 2014 Owens Corning Early Career Award by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

The award, presented annually by AIChE’s Materials, Engineering, & Sciences Division, recognizes outstanding independent contributions to … Read the rest »

AIChE Retains E-Week Title

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AIChE Retains E-Week Title For the second year in a row, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers student chapter has been crowned champions of Engineering Week.

AIChE Interviews Brian Korgel About His Professional Progress Award

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AIChE Interviews Brian Korgel About His Professional Progress Award

AIChE talked with Brian Korgel about his Professional Progress Award lecture entitled “At Least 1,000X Thinner Than a Human Hair.” The presentation discussed how advances in nanomaterials synthesis and processing are creating new opportunities, as well as new challenges, for chemical engineers.  His talk also described what is unique about these “products of … Read the rest »