Posts Tagged ‘The University of Texas at Austin’

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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Freeman Elected Fellow in North American Membrane Society

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Freeman Elected Fellow in North American Membrane Society

The North American Membrane Society (NAMS) has elected Dr. Benny Freeman, Richard B. Curran Centennial Chair in Engineering at the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, a Fellow based on his service to the organization and his highly significant professional accomplishments in the membrane field.

“Professor Freeman’s service to NAMS and other related … Read the rest »

Alumna Justine Johannes Receives Distinguished Engineering Graduate Award

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Kate Baird Receives Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award

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Kate Baird Receives Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award

Texas ChE Graduate Coordinator Kate Baird received the Outstanding Graduate Coordinator Award for 2017, the university’s highest recognition for graduate advising.

The award acknowledges the exemplary performance of a graduate coordinator who provides an invaluable service to the university and its community of students, faculty and staff. Baird was selected for the award for her … Read the rest »

Shallaco McDonald Wins President’s Outstanding Staff Award

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Shallaco McDonald Wins President’s Outstanding Staff Award

Technical staff assistant Shallaco “Shak” McDonald received a 2017 President’s Outstanding Staff Award for his invaluable contributions that have made a significant impact on the university.

McDonald was one of 30 UT Austin staff members to receive the award this year, presented by President Greg Fenves during the President’s Staff Awards ceremony, April 20, 2017. … Read the rest »

Thomas Edgar Selected as Kelly Lecture Speaker at Purdue University

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Thomas Edgar Selected as Kelly Lecture Speaker at Purdue University

Dr. Thomas Edgar, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been selected as the 2017 Kelly Lecture speaker at Purdue University.

This year marks the 52nd anniversary of the Kelly Lectures, talks presented annually at Purdue’s Davidson School of Chemical Engineering by outstanding engineers and scientists from across broad areas of chemical … Read the rest »

Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz Honored by National Science Foundation with Early CAREER Award

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Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz Honored by National Science Foundation with Early CAREER Award Dr. Hildebrandt Ruiz and her team will receive more than $620K to fund her research on air pollution.

Texas ChE Grad Students to Represent UT Austin at Rice Business Plan Competition

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Texas ChE Grad Students to Represent UT Austin at Rice Business Plan Competition

Texas ChE graduate students Meghali and Sonali Chopra will represent The University of Texas at Austin to compete against some of the world’s top universities for more than $1 million in prizes at the 17th annual Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University in Houston, April 6-8.

Their team, which also includes Ph.D. student Rahul … Read the rest »

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 »