Posts Tagged ‘UT Austin’

Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

Posted on:
Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

Eight students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 15 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university. This year, NSF received over 12,000 applications and made 2,000 … Read the rest »

New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply

Posted on:
New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply Global demand for lithium has quickly outpaced the rate at which it can be mined or recycled, but a University of Texas at Austin professor and his research team may have a solution.

Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE

Posted on:
Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE Brian Korgel has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2018 class for his work on nanocrystals, nanowires.

Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award

Posted on:
Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award On Dec. 15, Lizzie Miller, senior administrative assistant to Drs. George Georgiou and Adam Heller, received the 2017 Ruth Crawford Staff Excellence Award at the Annual Holiday Banquet.

Ankit Agrawal Wins Streetman Prize

Posted on:
Ankit Agrawal Wins Streetman Prize

Ankit Agrawal of Texas ChE’s Milliron Research Group has been awarded the 2017 Ben Streetman Prize, a university-wide award given annually for outstanding research by a graduate student in electronic and photonic materials and devices.

Agrawal was recognized for his work on tunable multi-scale infrared plasmonics with metal oxide nanocrystals, which looks at developing the … Read the rest »

Truskett Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Posted on:

Dr. Grant Willson Receives ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry

Posted on:

Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

Posted on:
Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research The Center aims to discover new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and more.

Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

Posted on:
Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels The project could secure U.S. energy independence, lower energy costs and provide a lower carbon footprint to a future sustainable energy economy.

Alums Liechty and Scheuerle Make AIChE’s 35 Under 35 List

Posted on:
Alums Liechty and Scheuerle Make AIChE’s 35 Under 35 List

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) along with the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) has established the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award, recognizing 35 outstanding young professional AIChE members that have made significant contributions to the institute and to the chemical engineering profession.

Two Texas ChE alumni are included in the prestigious list … Read the rest »