Posts Tagged ‘chemical engineering’

Truskett Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Dr. Grant Willson Receives ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry

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The Class of 2017: Where are they Headed?

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The Class of 2017: Where are they Headed?

Congratulations to the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering graduates of the 2016-2017 academic year! After a college career full of successes and accomplishments, our graduates are headed all over the world to put their degrees to the test. Here are the college experiences of four Texas ChE graduates and their plans for the future.

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2017 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

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2017 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

The top presenting teams have been announced for the Senior Plant Design Competition in partnership with INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS). The winning team includes seniors Marco Heredia, Lindsay Johnson and Fizza Rizvi.

The event, part of the Process Design and Operations course known as “plant design”, had 21 teams presenting design … Read the rest »

Willson Receives the Billy & Claude R. Hocott Research Award

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Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

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Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

Nicholas Peppas, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Peppas is one of 228 new members elected this year. They include some of the world’s most … Read the rest »

Texas ChE Grad Students to Represent UT Austin at Rice Business Plan Competition

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Texas ChE Grad Students to Represent UT Austin at Rice Business Plan Competition

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 »

Special Lecture—“The Holocaust: A Survivor’s Story on Accountability, Responsibility and Authority”, by Texas ChE Prof. Adam Heller

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Special Lecture—“The Holocaust: A Survivor’s Story on Accountability, Responsibility and Authority”, by Texas ChE Prof. Adam Heller

After surviving the Holocaust as a young Hungarian Jew, Adam Heller was driven to pursue a life and career that would enable him to help make the world a better place—he became a scientist and an engineer.

Now a world-renowned researcher and inventor, Heller and his colleagues have developed ground-breaking medical devices, including a painless … Read the rest »

SXSW Features John McKetta in Faces of Austin Exhibit

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SXSW Features John McKetta in Faces of Austin Exhibit

The SXSW Film Festival premiered “A Century of Change: A Short Film About John McKetta” as part of its Community Programming 2017 Faces of Austin Exhibit.

The exhibit showcased work of local filmmakers that reflects the diverse faces, voices, and experiences that make up Austin’s unique identity. Directed by Mat Hames and produced by independent … Read the rest »

2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

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2016 AIChE Annual Meeting

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Meeting is currently underway in San Francisco, California. The AIChE Annual Meeting is the premier educational forum for chemical engineers interested in innovation and professional growth. From Nov. 13 through Nov. 18, academic and industry experts will cover wide range of topics relevant to cutting-edge research, new … Read the rest »