Posts Tagged ‘Cockrell School of Engineering’
Six students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 21 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university.
The trade-off between membrane permeability and selectivity
Current studies on membrane permeability and selectivity show that improvements in the field could positively impact water filtration, treatment of waste products from fracking, and even climate change. But what challenges do engineers face when it comes to membranes? And what needs to be considered to make strides … Read the rest »
Dr. Grant Willson has been awarded the Billy & Claude R. Hocott Distinguished Centennial Engineering Research Award by the Cockrell School of Engineering.
The award honors faculty members who have brought significant credit and contributions to the engineering profession through documented research while associated with UT Austin.
The award is supported through an endowment funded … Read the rest »
The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) has elected Dr. Benny Freeman, Richard B. Curran Centennial Chair in Engineering at the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, a Fellow based on his service to the organization and his highly significant professional accomplishments in the membrane field.
“Professor Freeman’s service to NAMS and other related … Read the rest »
This year marks the celebration of our first ever Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers Banquet and Ceremony. On April 21, we honored our inaugural class of 71 honorees, all alumni who have previously been named Distinguished Engineering Graduates by the Cockrell School of Engineering.
Considered the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering’s most prestigious award, … Read the rest »
Professor Michael Poehl was awarded the 2017 Most Exemplary Faculty Member Award for the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering by the Student Engineering Council. Poehl received the award at the Cockrell School of Engineering Distinguished Awards Banquet.
Engineering students nominated multiple professors from each Cockrell School department during this year’s E-Week in February. Poehl … Read the rest »