Posts Tagged ‘The University of Texas at Austin’

New Faculty Members

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New Faculty Members We're pleased to announce that an esteemed group of new educators will be joining our department this academic year.

Jim Chelikowsky Recognized for Contributions in Electronic Materials

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Jim Chelikowsky Recognized for Contributions in Electronic Materials

Professor Jim Chelikowsky has been awarded The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society’s (TMS) John Bardeen Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions and are leaders in the field of electronic materials.

Throughout his 50-year career, Chelikowsky’s focus has been studying electronic materials such as silicon across all length scales. Silicon semiconductors make … Read the rest »

Applications Are Open

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Applications Are Open Interested in earning a Ph.D. with one of the top chemical engineering departments in the nation? Find out all you need to know about our graduate program and how to apply.

Seven Students from Texas ChE Accept NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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Seven Students from Texas ChE Accept NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

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 »

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, more than any other chemical engineering program in that nation this year. The Cockrell School of Engineering has a total of 15 NSF Graduate Research Fellows this year, more than any other college within … 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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