Posts Tagged ‘Welch Foundation’

Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

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Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

The Welch Foundation, one of the nation’s largest sources of private funding for basic research, today announced that Dr. Delia J. Milliron is a recipient of a 2017 Norman Hackerman Award in Chemical Research. She is being recognized as a ‘rising star,’ having contributed significant scientific discoveries at early stages of her career.

Milliron’s discoveries … Read the rest »

Student Helps Develop Method to Measure T-cell Effectiveness for Immunotherapy and Vaccines

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Student Helps Develop Method to Measure T-cell Effectiveness for Immunotherapy and Vaccines

Texas ChE graduate student Shuqi Zhang has worked with a team of researchers led by biomedical engineering Assistant Professor Jenny Jiang to develop a novel technique that can measure the effectiveness of T-cells, a type of immune cell programmed to fight or kill a threat. The technique could benefit immunotherapy and vaccine development, resulting in … Read the rest »

Smarter Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

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Smarter Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

Researchers in the Milliron Research Group at the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering are one step closer to delivering smart windows with a new level of energy efficiency, engineering materials that allow windows to reveal light without transferring heat and, conversely, to block light while allowing heat transmission, as described in two new research papers.… Read the rest »