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Engineering What’s in Our Water

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Engineering What’s in Our Water Benny Freeman's research group, M-WET, is engineering simple and affordable water filters that could be a game changer for global health, energy, and the environment.

Engineering the Doritos Locos Taco: How a Texas ChE Grad Changed Tacos Forever

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Engineering the Doritos Locos Taco: How a Texas ChE Grad Changed Tacos Forever Alumnus Max Petrie’s team masterminded R&D for one of the most successful fast food products ever.

Marisa Meier wins Staff Spotlight Award

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Marisa Meier wins Staff Spotlight Award Assistant Director for Alumni and Corporate Relations, Marisa Meier, has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award.

Lydia Contreras Elected Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

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Lydia Contreras Elected Fellow of American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) elected Associate Professor Lydia Contreras to its prestigious College of Fellows.

“Antibody-like” T Cell Receptors May Be New Potential Treatment for Cytomegalovirus (#CMV) and Brain Tumors

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“Antibody-like” T Cell Receptors May Be New Potential Treatment for Cytomegalovirus (#CMV) and Brain Tumors

Texas ChE Professor Jennifer Maynard and her research team have engineered “antibody-like” T cell receptors that can specifically stick to cells infected with cytomegalovirus, or CMV, a virus that causes lifelong infection in more than half of all adults by age 40. These receptors represent a new potential treatment option, could aid the development of Read the rest »

Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103

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Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103 For more than 70 years, he called Texas ChE home. We celebrate his life and legacy.

Top 10 Highlights of 2018

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Top 10 Highlights of 2018 An established tradition, we invite you to celebrate some of our top achievements and highlights from this year.

Alper Receives TAMEST’s 2019 O’Donnell Award in Engineering

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Alper Receives TAMEST’s 2019 O’Donnell Award in Engineering Hal S. Alper, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2019 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering from TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas).

BrightStar Care of Austin Donates Artwork to Celebrate McKetta’s 103rd Birthday

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BrightStar Care of Austin Donates Artwork to Celebrate McKetta’s 103rd Birthday To celebrate Dr. McKetta's 103rd birthday, the president of BrightStar Care of Austin and local artist, George Sanchez, made a special gift to the department.

Carol Assadourian Wins Staff Spotlight Award 

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Carol Assadourian Wins Staff Spotlight Award  Carol Assadourian, Senior Administrative Associate, has been selected to receive the Fall 2018 Staff Spotlight Award.