The second award from the Texas ChE Senior Class Gift Endowment has been presented to senior Masahiro Ward for his outstanding accomplishments as a class tutor for CHE 319 Transport Phenomena.
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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.
Emmalie … Read the rest »
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.
Lizzie Miller has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award. Lizzie joined the department in 2007 and has played an essential role in helping us to achieve excellence in our research and teaching missions. She is currently a senior administrative associate to Drs. George Georgiou and Adam Heller.
Lizzie’s dedication, thoughtfulness and problem-solving capabilities … Read the rest »
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 »
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 »
The department is pleased to announce the top presenters for this year’s Graduate Student Seminar Series, as voted by attending first-year and third-year Ph.D. students:
James Wagner (Alper Group)
High throughput microfluidic droplet screening for enhancing the production of secreted biomolecules
James’ research focuses on the development and application of high … Read the rest »
Texas ChE graduate student Morgan Kelley has been named a 2017 Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellow (DOE CSGF) by the Krell Institute for her research to improve the efficiency of power grids and save energy.
The prestigious DOE CSGF program was established in 1991 and trains the next generation of leaders in computational … Read the rest »
Dr. Hal Alper has been named the recipient of the 2017 Stratis V. Sotirchos (SVS) Lectureship for producing original and fundamentally important results in chemical engineering.
“Hal Alper is a truly trailblazing, emerging star and innovator within the field of biochemical engineering,” a nominator said. “Hal’s research record is simply exceptional and a testament to … 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 »