Posts Tagged ‘David Allen’

Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

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Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels The project could secure U.S. energy independence, lower energy costs and provide a lower carbon footprint to a future sustainable energy economy.

Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

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Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected David T. Allen, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas of Austin, and five Cockrell School of Engineering alumni to the prestigious academy.

Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. Membership … Read the rest »

Texas ChE Faculty Present in UT Energy Week 2016

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Texas ChE Faculty Present in UT Energy Week 2016 Drs. Chelikowsky, Baldea and Allen discuss vital energy issues in the second annual UT Energy Week.

David Allen Named Chair of the Institute for Sustainability

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David Allen Named Chair of the Institute for Sustainability

David T. Allen, an expert in energy and the environment in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, is the new chair of the Institute for Sustainability (IfS), a technological community within the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

Allen, the Gertz Regents Professor of chemical engineering and director of the Center for Energy and … Read the rest »

New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

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New Study Measures Methane Emissions from Natural Gas Production and Offers Insights into Two Large Sources

David Allen‘s research team and environmental testing firm URS report that a small subset of natural gas wells are responsible for the majority of methane emissions from two major sources — liquid unloadings and pneumatic controller equipment — at natural gas production sites.

With natural gas production in the United States expected to continue … Read the rest »

Allen Named Chair of EPA’s Science Advisory Board

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Allen Named Chair of EPA’s Science Advisory Board

David Allen, chemical engineering professor and internationally recognized expert in air quality in the Cockrell School of Engineering, has been named chair of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Science Advisory Board (SAB).

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced Allen’s appointment Oct. 15. Jackson said his expertise in environmental engineering is a great asset to the … Read the rest »

Allen Leads Study to Measure Methane Emissions

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Allen Leads Study to Measure Methane Emissions

Professor David Allen, the Melvin H. Gertz Regents Chair in Chemical Engineering, continues to lead a research team conducting a major field study to measure methane emissions from natural gas production. Little empirical data exists and findings from the study could help guide how companies, states and the federal government measure, monitor and manage … Read the rest »