Recent Awards

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.

Election to … Read the rest »

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.

Milliron Receives TAMEST’s 2018 O’Donnell Award in Engineering

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Milliron Receives TAMEST’s 2018 O’Donnell Award in Engineering Delia J. Milliron, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2018 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).

Peppas Elected as Foreign Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

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Peppas Elected as Foreign Member of Chinese Academy of Engineering

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 elected as a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE).

Membership in the CAE is the highest engineering distinction in China, and … Read the rest »