Posts Tagged ‘National Academy of Engineering’

Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

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Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected David T. Allen, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas of Austin, and five Cockrell School of Engineering alumni to the prestigious academy.

Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. Membership … Read the rest »

Alumnus Jim Rawlings Elected to National Academy of Engineering

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Alumnus Jim Rawlings Elected to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that alumnus Jim Rawlings (B.S. ’79) has been elected to the prestigious academy.

Rawlings joins 80 new members and 22 new foreign members elected to the NAE in 2016. Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer.

Rawlings is a chemical Read the rest »

Alumna Joan Brennecke Receives $2 Million DOE Grant to Study C02 Capture

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Alumna Joan Brennecke Receives $2 Million DOE Grant to Study C02 Capture

Alumna Joan Brennecke (B.S. ’84), the Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant for research that could fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces energy.

Brennecke received the grant from the DOE’s Office of … Read the rest »

Dr. Thomas F. Edgar Endowed Graduate Fellowship Reaches Funding Goal

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Thomas Edgar Receives Top Honor from American Automatic Control Council

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Thomas Edgar Receives Top Honor from American Automatic Control Council

Thomas F. Edgar, director of the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Chair in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award. It is the highest recognition from the American Automatic Read the rest »

Chris Ellison Selected for China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

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Greg Fenves Officially Named UT Austin President

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Greg Fenves Officially Named UT Austin President

The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Gregory L. Fenves the next president of The University of Texas at Austin. Fenves will assume the role leading the UT System’s flagship university on June 3.

The regents approved the appointment at a special called board meeting Monday, April 20. Fenves was selected as … Read the rest »

National Academy of Engineering Honors Alumnus Bob Brown for Leadership

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National Academy of Engineering Honors Alumnus Bob Brown for Leadership

Bob Brown, B.S. ChE ‘73, M.S. ChE ‘75, was recently awarded the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Simon Ramo Founders Award for leadership in chemical engineering research and engineering education. 

The award acknowledges outstanding professional, educational, and personal achievements to the benefit of society. Brown is being recognized for his “contributions to understanding of viscoelastic … Read the rest »

Alper Selected for NAE’s Prestigious Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

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Alper Selected for NAE’s Prestigious Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Assistant Professor Hal Alper has been selected to attend the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) 2013 Frontiers of Engineering Symposium September 19-21 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Eighty-one of the nation’s brightest young engineers will participate in this year’s annual symposium, which is attended by invitation only. Participants are usually nominated by NAE members or department chairs … Read the rest »

National Academy of Engineering Honors Nicholas Peppas with Founders Award

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National Academy of Engineering Honors Nicholas Peppas with Founders Award Peppas received the 2012 Founders Award for his pioneering work in polymer chemistry, bioengineering, pharmaceutical sciences, and advanced drug delivery