Posts Tagged ‘Texas ChE’

Jennifer Maynard Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

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Jennifer Maynard Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has inducted Dr. Jennifer A. Maynard, McMakin Associate Professor & undergraduate advisor of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Maynard was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for contributions to protein … Read the rest »

Special Lecture—“The Holocaust: A Survivor’s Story on Accountability, Responsibility and Authority”, by Texas ChE Prof. Adam Heller

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Special Lecture—“The Holocaust: A Survivor’s Story on Accountability, Responsibility and Authority”, by Texas ChE Prof. Adam Heller

After surviving the Holocaust as a young Hungarian Jew, Adam Heller was driven to pursue a life and career that would enable him to help make the world a better place—he became a scientist and an engineer.

Now a world-renowned researcher and inventor, Heller and his colleagues have developed ground-breaking medical devices, including a painless … Read the rest »

Alumnus Develops First Blood Test for Autism

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Alumnus Develops First Blood Test for Autism

An algorithm based on levels of metabolites found in a blood sample can accurately predict whether a child is on the Autism spectrum of disorder (ASD), based upon a recent study. The algorithm, developed by Texas ChE alumnus Juergen Hahn (Ph.D. ’02) and researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, is the first physiological test for … Read the rest »

Graduate Program Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings

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Graduate Program Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings Texas ChE rose to No. 6 in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 graduate program rankings.

Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

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Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award Dr. Milliron is being recognized for her leadership in chemical research and nanomaterials.

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 »

Four Undergraduates Named Centennial Scholars

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Four Undergraduates Named Centennial Scholars

Thanks to the generosity of our gold-level centennial partners, the department has recently awarded four Centennial Scholarships of $1,250 each to outstanding and deserving Texas undergraduate students. Please learn about the awardees, Rohan, Jade, Marissa and Nicholas, below.

 

 

 

 


Texas ChE Involvement: President of the National Society of Black Engineers, Peer Advisor … Read the rest »

Truskett Appointed to Second Term as Department Chair

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Truskett Appointed to Second Term as Department Chair

The following is an announcement from the Dean of the Cockrell School of Engineering, Sharon Wood:

Dear Chemical Engineering Alumni and Friends,

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas M. Truskett to a second term as the Bill L. Stanley Leadership Chair in Chemical Engineering. Tom has brought outstanding leadership to the McKetta Read the rest »

Texas ChE Senior Wins Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award

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Texas ChE Senior Wins Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award

Texas ChE senior Jade Jackson was recently selected to receive the Texas Exes President’s Leadership Award. The annual award recognizes undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership within the student community at UT Austin.

Jackson is pursuing a dual-major in chemical engineering and chemistry, along with a minor in African and African diaspora studies. … Read the rest »

Freeman to Present Sir Jerry Price Lecture

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Freeman to Present Sir Jerry Price Lecture

Professor and Fulbright Distinguished Scholar Benny Freeman has recently been announced as the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation’s (CSIRO) 2017 Sir Jerry Price Lecture presenter.

The lecture series was established in 1990 in an effort to encourage the collaboration between industry, CSIRO and university scientists. Its namesake, Sir Jerry Price, was the … Read the rest »