Posts Tagged ‘Michael Baldea’
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, 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 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 »
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 »
Graduate student Richard Pattison recently won second place in the engineering category of the Texas Energy Research Challenge organized by the UT Energy Forum. His poster, “Accessing Distributed Natural Gas: A Systems Approach,” was selected from more than 80 entries from engineering, science and social-science students from … Read the rest »