Recent Awards

2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

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2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series Top Presenters

 

 

Left to Right: Mike Lucas, Alysha Helenic, Gosia Chwatko

 

The department is pleased to announce the top presenters for the 2018 Graduate Student Seminar Series, as voted by attending first-year and third-year Ph.D. students:

TOP PRESENTER

Mike Lucas (Keitz Group)
Influence of Exogenous Materials on the Nucleation of Amyloid-Beta

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Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

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Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

Eight students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 15 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university. This year, NSF received over 12,000 applications and made 2,000 … 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 »

Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

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Shivani Shah, Henykumari Patel win Student Writing Flag Award

Henykumari Patel (left) and Shivani Shah (right).

This spring, the School of Undergraduate Studies honored outstanding student papers written within the last year during its second Writing Flag Awards. Texas ChE students, Shivani Shah and Henykumari Patel, won first place in the collaborative paper category. Their paper, Ethical Analysis and Report of the Blue 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

Dr. Hal Alper inducted into AIMBE

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Dr. Hal Alper inducted into AIMBE

This morning, April 9, 2018, Texas ChE’s Dr. Hal Alper was inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering‘s (AIMBE) College of Fellows. Dr. Alper was nominated, reviewed and elected for his pioneering approaches that merge synthetic biology, protein engineering and metabolic engineering to achieve novel phenotypes in eukaryotic cells.

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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.

Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE

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Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE Brian Korgel has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2018 class for his work on nanocrystals, nanowires.

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.