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 »
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Benny Freeman, the Richard B. Curran Centennial Chair in Engineering and chemical engineering professor, has been awarded the Society of Plastics Engineers’ (SPE) International Award-the highest honor given by the society.
The award recognizes lifetime achievements in the plastics industry and nominees are acclaimed internationally by their peers for excellence in their fields. … Read the rest »