Recent Awards

Seven Students from Texas ChE Accept NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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Seven Students from Texas ChE Accept NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

Seven students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering – four undergraduates and three grad students — have accepted the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.

This fellowship is the oldest and one of the most prestigious and competitive programs of its kind. NSF recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, … Read the rest »

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.

Hal Alper Elected to National Academy of Inventors

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Hal Alper Elected to National Academy of Inventors Hal Alper, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering has been selected as a fellow in the prestigious National Academy of Inventors (NAI) for 2018.

Nicholas Peppas Wins Prestigious AAPS Pharmaceutical Scientist Award

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Nicholas Peppas Wins Prestigious AAPS Pharmaceutical Scientist Award Nicholas Peppas has been named the 2018 American Assoc. of Pharmaceutical Scientists’ Distinguished Award winner for his work in protein and drug transport. 

Nicholas Peppas Honored by National Academy of Medicine for Outstanding Service

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Nicholas Peppas Honored by National Academy of Medicine for Outstanding Service Nicholas Peppas has received the Adam Yarmolinsky Medal from the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Peppas is the first engineer to receive this award, which is one of three prestigious medals that NAM awards to its members.

Gang Fan and Christopher Dundas Win Paper of the Year

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Gang Fan and Christopher Dundas Win Paper of the Year Gang Fan and Christopher Dundas have been awarded the 2018 Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award and the Dr. Robert Schechter Endowed Excellence Fund in Chemical Engineering  for their paper entitled "S. oneidensis as a Living Electrode for Controlled Radical Polymerization," published in PNAS.

Seema Irani and Henry Pan Named TAs of the Year

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Seema Irani and Henry Pan Named TAs of the Year

Seema Irani and Henry Pan have been named the TAs of the Year for their work in ChE 264 Chemical Engineering Process and Projects Laboratory and ChE 253M Measurement, Control and Data Analysis Lab, respectively.

Seema and Henry will each be awarded the Paige H. and J. Jeff Weidner Endowed Presidential Fellowship in Chemical Engineering,

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Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award

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Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award Alper was nominated and selected for his seminal contributions in the field of biochemical engineering.

Courtney Hazlett Wins Staff Spotlight Award

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Courtney Hazlett Wins Staff Spotlight Award Courtney Hazlett, Administrative Associate, has been selected to receive the Summer 2018 Staff Spotlight Award.