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Alper Receives TAMEST’s 2019 O’Donnell Award in Engineering

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Alper Receives TAMEST’s 2019 O’Donnell Award in Engineering Hal S. Alper, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2019 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering from TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas).

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. 

BrightStar Care of Austin Donates Artwork to Celebrate McKetta’s 103rd Birthday

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BrightStar Care of Austin Donates Artwork to Celebrate McKetta’s 103rd Birthday To celebrate Dr. McKetta's 103rd birthday, the president of BrightStar Care of Austin and local artist, George Sanchez, made a special gift to the department.

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.

New Cancer Treatment Uses Enzymes to Boost Immune System and Fight Back

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New Cancer Treatment Uses Enzymes to Boost Immune System and Fight Back

 

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a new approach to treating cancer using enzyme therapy.

The enzyme, PEG-KYNase, does not directly kill cancer cells but instead empowers the immune system to eradicate unwanted cells on its own. PEG-KYNase is designed to degrade kynurenine, a metabolite produced by numerous tumors that … Read the rest »

The Class of 2018: Where are they headed?

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The Class of 2018: Where are they headed? A few of our graduates reflect on their experiences at Texas ChE and tell us their plans for the future.

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.

Shell supports student learning through process safety course

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Shell supports student learning through process safety course This spring, Shell partnered with the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering to deliver an updated section of CHE 364S Chemical Process Safety.

Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner

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Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner The third award from the Texas ChE Senior Class Gift Endowment has been presented to senior Ziyue (Travis) Dong for his outstanding accomplishments as a class tutor.