Posts Tagged ‘Michael Baldea’

Four Faculty Promotions Announced

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Four Faculty Promotions Announced Congratulations to Drs. Hal Alper, Michael Baldea, Lydia Contreras, and Delia Milliron. Promotions will be made effective Sept. 1, 2017.

Research on Integrating the Operation of Chemical Processes with the Power Grid Receives DOE Funding

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Research on Integrating the Operation of Chemical Processes with the Power Grid Receives DOE Funding

Research conducted in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering to optimize chemical plant operations and reduce demand on the power grid recently received $360K in funding from the Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability (OE) and the National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) within the United States Department of Energy.

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Michael Baldea Receives NSF CAREER Award for Research on Energy-Intensive Processes

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Michael Baldea Receives NSF CAREER Award for Research on Energy-Intensive Processes

Michael Baldea, assistant professor of chemical engineering, is working to improve the efficiency and economic performance of chemical processes that interact with the power grid. His research was recently selected for a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.

CAREER Awards are highly competitive and prestigious grants given to young faculty who effectively integrate research … Read the rest »

Ph.D. Candidate Cara Touretzky Awarded EPA’s STAR Fellowship

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Ph.D. Candidate Cara Touretzky Awarded EPA’s STAR Fellowship

Ph.D. candidate Cara Touretzky has been awarded a highly competitive Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Fellowship from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to further her work to improve energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings.

Touretzky was one of 105 recipients recognized nationwide for cutting-edge research in environmental science. She will receive research funding … Read the rest »

Michael Baldea Wins Grand Challenge Award

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Michael Baldea Wins Grand Challenge Award

Assistant Professor Michael Baldea has received a W. A. “Tex” Moncrief Grand Challenge Award for his research addressing some of society’s biggest challenges using computational engineering and science.

Baldea was one of four recipients this year alongside Tan Bui-Thanh, assistant professor of aerospace engineering and engineering mechanics; Thomas J. R. Hughes, professor of aerospace engineering … Read the rest »

Raising A Future Scientist

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Raising A Future Scientist Professors Michael Baldea and Lydia Contreras launch a program to engage underrepresented middle schoolers in STEM education.

Graduate Student Richard Pattison Wins Texas Energy Research Challenge Award

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Meet Dr. Michael Baldea

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Meet Dr. Michael Baldea Avid cyclist and world traveler Dr. Michael Baldea brings valuable industrial experience to his new role as assistant professor with the Department of Chemical Engineering this fall.
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