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2018 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced

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2018 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). As part of the Process Design and Operations course, known as “plant design,” 19 teams representing 74 students presented design solutions to tackle a real-world engineering challenge put forward by … Read the rest »

Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition Winners

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Spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition Winners

Texas ChE is pleased to announce winners of the spring 2018 Undergraduate Research Poster Competition. Nearly 60 undergraduates presented research posters at the competition, held on Thursday, May 3. Graduate student judges selected five students to compete in the final round. The three winners of the competition are guaranteed a spot as a presenter during … Read the rest »

Justin Zhong receives Student Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research

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Justin Zhong receives Student Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research Texas ChE senior, Justin Zhong, is the recipient of the 2018 Student Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Research from the Society for

Melinda Heidenreich Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

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Melinda Heidenreich Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award Executive Assistant, Melinda Heidenreich, has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award.

Texas ChE hosts Emerson Networking Lunch and Modernization Celebration

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Texas ChE hosts Emerson Networking Lunch and Modernization Celebration The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering hosted a celebratory Networking Lunch for undergraduate students with the company's leadership, recruiters, and alumni employed by the company.

Emerson makes donation to Texas ChE to improve labs, equipment

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Emerson makes donation to Texas ChE to improve labs, equipment Emerson is sponsoring upgrades to a distillation column and computer labs in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.

New Sustainable Production Method Could Advance Plastics and Pharmaceuticals

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New Sustainable Production Method Could Advance Plastics and Pharmaceuticals

AUSTIN, Texas — A team of chemical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a new, cost-effective method for synthetically producing a biorenewable platform chemical called triacetic acid lactone (TAL) that can be used to produce innovative new drugs and sustainable plastics at an industrial scale, as described this week in Proceedings Read the rest »

New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply

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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.

Top 10 Highlights of 2017

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Top 10 Highlights of 2017 As 2017 winds down, we celebrate some of this year's top highlights.

Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award

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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.