Posts Tagged ‘McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering’

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 »

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 »

New Sustainable Production Method Could Advance Plastics and Pharmaceuticals

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New Sustainable Production Method Could Advance Plastics and Pharmaceuticals

AUSTIN, Texas — A team of chemical engineers at The University of Texas at Austin has developed a new, cost-effective method for synthetically producing a biorenewable platform chemical called triacetic acid lactone (TAL) that can be used to produce innovative new drugs and sustainable plastics at an industrial scale, as described this week in Proceedings Read the rest »

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.

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.

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).

Tammy McDade Retires After 28 Years of Service

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Tammy McDade Retires After 28 Years of Service Tammy McDade, senior administrative associate, is retiring from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering after 28 years of service.

Ankit Agrawal Wins Streetman Prize

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Ankit Agrawal Wins Streetman Prize

Ankit Agrawal of Texas ChE’s Milliron Research Group has been awarded the 2017 Ben Streetman Prize, a university-wide award given annually for outstanding research by a graduate student in electronic and photonic materials and devices.

Agrawal was recognized for his work on tunable multi-scale infrared plasmonics with metal oxide nanocrystals, which looks at developing the … Read the rest »

Truskett Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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