Posts Tagged ‘McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering’

Shell supports student learning through process safety course

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Shell supports student learning through process safety course This spring, Shell partnered with the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering to deliver an updated section of CHE 364S Chemical Process Safety.

Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner

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Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner The third award from the Texas ChE Senior Class Gift Endowment has been presented to senior Ziyue (Travis) Dong for his outstanding accomplishments as a class tutor.

2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

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2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

 

 

Left to Right: Mike Lucas, Alysha Helenic, Gosia Chwatko

 

The department is pleased to announce the top presenters for the 2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series, as voted by attending first-year and third-year Ph.D. students:

TOP PRESENTER

Mike Lucas (Keitz Group)
Influence of Exogenous Materials on the Nucleation of Amyloid-Beta

Mike’s … Read the rest »

Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

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Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

Eight students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 15 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university. This year, NSF received over 12,000 applications and made 2,000 … Read the rest »

2018 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

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2018 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

 

The top presenting teams have been announced for the Senior Plant Design Competition in partnership with INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS). As part of the Process Design and Operations course, known as “plant design,” 19 teams representing 74 students presented design solutions to tackle a real-world engineering challenge put forward by … Read the rest »

Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

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Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

Henykumari Patel (left) and Shivani Shah (right).

This spring, the School of Undergraduate Studies honored outstanding student papers written within the last year during its second Writing Flag Awards. Texas ChE students, Shivani Shah and Henykumari Patel, won first place in the collaborative paper category. Their paper, Ethical Analysis and Report of the Blue Read the rest »

New Sustainable Production Method Could Advance Plastics and Pharmaceuticals

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New Sustainable Production Method Could Advance Plastics and Pharmaceuticals

AUSTIN, Texas — A team of chemical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a new, cost-effective method for synthetically producing a biorenewable platform chemical called triacetic acid lactone (TAL) that can be used to produce innovative new drugs and sustainable plastics at an industrial scale, as described this week in Proceedings Read the rest »

Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE

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Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE Brian Korgel has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2018 class for his work on nanocrystals, nanowires.

Top 10 Highlights of 2017

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Top 10 Highlights of 2017 As 2017 winds down, we celebrate some of this year's top highlights.

Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award

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Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award On Dec. 15, Lizzie Miller, senior administrative assistant to Drs. George Georgiou and Adam Heller, received the 2017 Ruth Crawford Staff Excellence Award at the Annual Holiday Banquet.