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Shell supports student learning through process safety course

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Shell supports student learning through process safety course This spring, Shell partnered with the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering to deliver an updated section of CHE 364S Chemical Process Safety.

Possible Link Found Between Type 2 Diabetes and TiO2

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Possible Link Found Between Type 2 Diabetes and TiO2 A new pilot study led by Dr. Adam Heller finds a possible link between commonly-used titanium dioxide particles and Type 2 diabetes.

Texas ChE students, faculty and staff present at Exxon safety workshop

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Texas ChE students, faculty and staff present at Exxon safety workshop

ExxonMobil’s Baytown Technology and Engineering Center recently hosted 80 graduate students from six universities for its annual Partners in Academic Laboratory Safety (PALS) Workshop.  As part of the PALS workship, a Texas ChE panel comprised of four students, one faculty and one staff member, presented on the current lab safety protocols, seeking feedback to improve … Read the rest »

Jim Chelikowsky’s Silicon Studies Reveal the Quantum Workings of Computing’s Most Essential Material

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Jim Chelikowsky’s Silicon Studies Reveal the Quantum Workings of Computing’s Most Essential Material
James Chelikowsky has built a career leveraging and creating materials science advances while also conducting research that could help build the materials that could drive the high performance computers of tomorrow.

 

Jim Chelikowsky keeps a dinner plate-sized wafer of silicon–his favorite material–in his Institute for Computational Engineering and Sciences (ICES) office as a tangible … Read the rest »

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.