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Masahiro Ward Named 2017 Senior Class Gift Award Winner

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Masahiro Ward Named 2017 Senior Class Gift Award Winner

The second award from the Texas ChE Senior Class Gift Endowment has been presented to senior Masahiro Ward for his outstanding accomplishments as a class tutor for CHE 319 Transport Phenomena.

The Senior Class Gift was started in 2013 by six chemical engineering seniors who pledged $5,000 over five years to seed an endowment to … Read the rest »

The Class of 2017: Where are they Headed?

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The Class of 2017: Where are they Headed?

Congratulations to the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering graduates of the 2016-2017 academic year! After a college career full of successes and accomplishments, our graduates are headed all over the world to put their degrees to the test. Here are the college experiences of four Texas ChE graduates and their plans for the future.

Emmalie Read the rest »

Six Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

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Six Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

Six students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2017 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 21 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university.

NSF chose 2,000 individuals from over 13,000 applicants as this … Read the rest »

Lizzie Miller Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

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Lizzie Miller Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

Lizzie Miller has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award. Lizzie joined the department in 2007 and has played an essential role in helping us to achieve excellence in our research and teaching missions. She is currently a senior administrative associate to Drs. George Georgiou and Adam Heller.

Lizzie’s dedication, thoughtfulness and problem-solving capabilities … Read the rest »

Science Review: Maximizing the Right Stuff by Benny Freeman

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Science Review: Maximizing the Right Stuff by Benny Freeman

The trade-off between membrane permeability and selectivity

Current studies on membrane permeability and selectivity show that improvements in the field could positively impact water filtration, treatment of waste products from fracking, and even climate change. But what challenges do engineers face when it comes to membranes? And what needs to be considered to make strides Read the rest »

2017 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

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2017 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

The top presenting teams have been announced for the Senior Plant Design Competition in partnership with INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS). The winning team includes seniors Marco Heredia, Lindsay Johnson and Fizza Rizvi.

The event, part of the Process Design and Operations course known as “plant design”, had 21 teams presenting design … Read the rest »

Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

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Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

The department is pleased to announce the top presenters for this year’s Graduate Student Seminar Series, as voted by attending first-year and third-year Ph.D. students:

Top Presenter

James Wagner (Alper Group)
High throughput microfluidic droplet screening for enhancing the production of secreted biomolecules

James’ research focuses on the development and application of high … Read the rest »

Morgan Kelley Receives Prestigious DOE Computational Science Graduate Fellowship

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Alper to Receive Stratis V. Sotirchos Lectureship Award

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Alper to Receive Stratis V. Sotirchos Lectureship Award

Dr. Hal Alper has been named the recipient of the 2017 Stratis V. Sotirchos (SVS) Lectureship for producing original and fundamentally important results in chemical engineering.

“Hal Alper is a truly trailblazing, emerging star and innovator within the field of biochemical engineering,” a nominator said. “Hal’s research record is simply exceptional and a testament to … Read the rest »

Willson Receives the Billy & Claude R. Hocott Research Award

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