Posts Tagged ‘Texas ChE’
Seven students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering – four undergraduates and three grad students — have accepted the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
This fellowship is the oldest and one of the most prestigious and competitive programs of its kind. NSF recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, … Read the rest »
Assistant Director for Alumni and Corporate Relations, Marisa Meier, has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award.
Marisa joined Texas ChE in September 2010 as the Communications Coordinator, and advanced to her current role in 2017. Her leadership and strong commitment to the department are illustrated in the numerous successful initiatives she has been … Read the rest »
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 »