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Novel Hydrogel Platform Enables On-demand Bioproduction

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Novel Hydrogel Platform Enables On-demand Bioproduction Texas ChE researchers publish a paper showcasing a hydrogel platform that could make it easier to access medicines in areas where pharmacies, doctor's offices or refrigeration are scarce.

Lydia Contreras Awarded the American Chemical Society’s Biotechnology Division Young Investigator Award

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Lydia Contreras Awarded the American Chemical Society’s Biotechnology Division Young Investigator Award

The American Chemical Society’s Biotechnology Division (ACS BIOT) has selected Lydia Contreras, associate professor and Laurence E. McMakin, Jr. Centennial Fellow in Chemical Engineering, for their 2020 Young Investigator Award.

The award recognizes an outstanding contributor, 40 years of age or younger, to the field of biochemical technology. Contreras studies the fundamental … Read the rest »

Grant Willson Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor

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Grant Willson Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor The National Academy of Engineering is honoring Willson for developing semiconductor materials used to manufacture microprocessors and memory chips for personal computers, mobile phones and motor vehicles.

Top 10 List

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Top 10 List A holiday tradition, we invite you to celebrate Texas ChE's Top 10 achievements and highlights from the 2010s.

Nicholas Peppas Honored for Mentorship of Generations of Graduate Students

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Nicholas Peppas Honored for Mentorship of Generations of Graduate Students

Nicholas Peppas, professor of biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, pediatrics, surgery and pharmacy at The University of Texas at Austin and an expert in biomaterials and drug delivery systems, has been awarded the Sigma Xi Monie A. Ferst Award sponsored by the Georgia Institute of Technology Sigma Xi Chapter.

The chapter honored him for his contributions … Read the rest »

Welch Foundation Contributes $2.5 Million for New Chemical Engineering Chair

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Welch Foundation Contributes $2.5 Million for New Chemical Engineering Chair Texas ChE celebrates the announcement of the Norbert Dittrich-Welch Chair in Chemical Engineering. This gift will support cutting-edge research addressing leading world challenges.

Energy Engineering Building

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Energy Engineering Building Impressive new facility will bring the campus together in pursuit of innovative solutions to energy challenges.

Undergrad Program Ranked No. 4 in the U.S.

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Undergrad Program Ranked No. 4 in the U.S. The department was again ranked No. 4 in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Colleges undergraduate program rankings.

Cutting-Edge Research

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Cutting-Edge Research Explore diverse and innovative research areas, from biotech, nanotech, environmental engineering, process engineering, and more.

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.