Posts Tagged ‘Cockrell School of Engineering’
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 »
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 »
A research team led by Texas ChE Professor George Georgiou has engineered an enzyme that safely treats prostate and breast cancer in animals and also lengthens the lifespan of models that develop chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The new treatment and results from preclinical trials are described in a paper published in the Nov. 21 issue of … Read the rest »
Meghali Chopra, graduate student in Dr. Roger Bonnecaze’s lab group, won the 2016 Idea to Product (I2P) Competition for her presentation of the technology commercialization of the software tool RODEo – Recipe Optimization for Deposition and Etching.
In the near future, hemophiliacs could be able to treat their disease by simply swallowing a capsule.
Thanks to a breakthrough led by researchers in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, treatment for hemophilia can now be administered via a biodegradable system, a capsule, giving people affected by … Read the rest »
A team of engineers and scientists from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering is reporting new findings on how the influenza vaccine produces antibodies that protect against disease, research that suggests that the conventional flu vaccine can be improved. The findings were reported in the journal Nature Medicine on Nov. 7.
The UT Austin team … Read the rest »
Hal Alper, associate professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded the prestigious title of Emerging Inventor of the Year by The University of Texas at Austin’s Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC).
A relatively new award category, this is the second-ever Emerging Inventor of the Year award announced by OTC at … Read the rest »