Posts Tagged ‘NSF’
It does not require a force as powerful as the sun to get The University of Texas at Austin and Texas A&M University to work together, but it certainly helps. UT Austin’s Next Generation Photovoltaics Center will add a new solar research site at Texas A&M University thanks to a new grant from the National … Read the rest »
Administrative associate Jonathan Peck has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award.
Since joining the department in January 2012, Peck’s primary responsibility it to handle the day-to-day operations of the National Science Foundation sponsored Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Next Generation Photovoltaics, led by Texas ChE professor Brian Korgel.
“It’s an … Read the rest »
Eight students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2016 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 11 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university.
NASCENT, a National Science Foundation-funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center co-directed by chemical engineering professor Roger Bonnecaze, has added Magic Leap, a company working to develop novel human computing interfaces and software for mixed reality and other applications, to the center’s Industrial Partnership Program.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has renewed its funding of the Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Next Generation Photovoltaics. The Center will receive base funding of $920,000 over the next five years from the NSF, matched by industry contributions of at least $1.75 million.
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 »
Assistant Professor Lydia Contreras recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award for her proposal titled “Mapping Regulatory Networks in Extremophiles,” which could help determine how cells respond to environmental changes and survive high-stress conditions.
The grant will further Contreras’ research to characterize and understand large-scale networks within a cell. Her work looks at … Read the rest »
The University of Texas at Austin has been selected to receive an $18.5 million grant over the next five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create and lead a nanosystems engineering research center.
The Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing and Mobile Energy Technologies (NASCENT) will develop innovative nanomanufacturing, nanosculpting and nanometrology systems that … Read the rest »