Posts Tagged ‘Dr. Michael Baldea’

Grad Students Place 1st, 2nd in 2017 UT Energy Week Research Contest

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Grad Students Place 1st, 2nd in 2017 UT Energy Week Research Contest

Four Texas ChE graduate students placed among the top two in their respective categories at the 2017 UT Energy Week Student Research Contest, held Feb. 8 in the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center at the UT Austin campus.

The research contest, hosted by the Longhorn Energy Club, was divided into four competition categories: environmental and … Read the rest »

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 »

Texas ChE Provides Key Leadership for New Smart Manufacturing Institute

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Texas ChE Provides Key Leadership for New Smart Manufacturing Institute

Texas ChE Professor Tom Edgar’s leadership in clean energy research recently helped secure $140 million for a new Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute that will improve the efficiency of advanced manufacturing systems and deliver dramatic energy savings nationwide.

Edgar is a co-founder and the current treasurer of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC), … 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.

Graduate Student Wesley Cole Wins CAST Student Presentation Award

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Graduate Student Wesley Cole Wins CAST Student Presentation Award

Graduate student Wesley Cole won the recently announced Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Student Presentation Award for his presentation in the Modeling and Control of Energy Systems II Session at the 2013 AIChE Annual Meeting in San Francisco.

Wesley’s presentation, “Community-Scale Residential Air Conditioning Control for Effective Grid Management”, showcased research he has been conducting … Read the rest »