Posts Tagged ‘The University of Texas at Austin’

Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award

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Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award Alper was nominated and selected for his seminal contributions in the field of biochemical engineering.

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.

Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

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Eight Texas ChE students named NSF Fellows

Eight students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2018 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 15 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within the university. This year, NSF received over 12,000 applications and made 2,000 … 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 »

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 »

Truskett Named Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Dr. Grant Willson Receives ACS Award in Polymer Chemistry

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Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

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Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research The Center aims to discover new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and more.

Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

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Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels The project could secure U.S. energy independence, lower energy costs and provide a lower carbon footprint to a future sustainable energy economy.

Alums Liechty and Scheuerle Make AIChE’s 35 Under 35 List

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Alums Liechty and Scheuerle Make AIChE’s 35 Under 35 List

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) along with the Young Professionals Committee (YPC) has established the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award, recognizing 35 outstanding young professional AIChE members that have made significant contributions to the institute and to the chemical engineering profession.

Two Texas ChE alumni are included in the prestigious list … Read the rest »