Posts Tagged ‘awards’

Alum Jean-Louis Salager Internationally Recognized for Advancements in Surfactant Chemistry

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Alum Jean-Louis Salager Internationally Recognized for Advancements in Surfactant Chemistry

Texas ChE alum Jean-Louis Salager (Ph.D. ChE ’75 and postdoc ‘77-’78) has received The Samuel Rosen Memorial Award from the American Oil Chemists’ Society, an international honor that recognizes a surfactant chemist for significant advancements or application of surfactant chemistry principles.

Salager is one of only two academic recipients in the award’s 29-year history. He … Read the rest »

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.

Top 10 Highlights of 2017

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Top 10 Highlights of 2017 As 2017 winds down, we celebrate some of this year's top highlights.

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 »

Hal Alper Receives Young Investigator Award from ACS Biochemical Technology Division

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Hal Alper Receives Young Investigator Award from ACS Biochemical Technology Division

Associate Professor Hal Alper has been named the recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Award from the American Chemical Society’s (ACS) Division of Biochemical Technology.

The prestigious annual award, which is sponsored by Genentech, Inc., recognizes one outstanding contributor, under 40 years of age, to the field of biochemical technology. Alper is being … Read the rest »

AIChE Names Giving Society After John McKetta

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AIChE Names Giving Society After John McKetta The American Institute of Chemical Engineers honors former president and Fellow John McKetta for his dedication to the profession and for his philanthropic leadership.

Alumna Stephanie Watts Butler Receives Women in Technology Award

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Alumna Stephanie Watts Butler Receives Women in Technology Award

Stephanie Watts Butler, Ph.D.’91, recently received a 2015 Women in Technology Award from the Dallas Business Journal.

The award recognizes influential women in technology for their leadership, technical prowess, advocacy and entrepreneurial spirit in technology careers. This year’s 26 honorees were selected by a team of independent judges and industry insiders from a pool … Read the rest »

Maeve Cooney Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

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Maeve Cooney Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

Administrative assistant Maeve Cooney has been announced as a recipient of a ChE Staff Spotlight Award for her exceptional dedication to her position and the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.

Maeve is recognized for outstanding management of the administrative responsibilities for Dr. Rochelle’s research group, which include, but are not limited to, editing research … Read the rest »

Nicholas Peppas Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Patras

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Nicholas Peppas Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Patras

Nicholas A. Peppas, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and pharmacy at UT Austin, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Patras in Patras, Greece.

He was awarded the doctorate from the university’s Chemical Engineering Department, the top chemical engineering department in … Read the rest »

Sai Gourisankar Wins Cockrell School’s Outstanding Scholar-Leader Award

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Sai Gourisankar Wins Cockrell School’s Outstanding Scholar-Leader Award

Graduating senior Sai Gourisankar was recently selected for the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Outstanding Scholar-Leader Award.

The semesterly award is presented during the Cockrell School’s commencement ceremony to stellar students who have maintained at least a 3.8 GPA in-residence and completed at least 60 credit hours at The University of Texas at Austin.

Sai, a … Read the rest »