Posts Tagged ‘UT Austin’

Interview with Alumna, Carmen Wright, Ph.D.

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Interview with Alumna, Carmen Wright, Ph.D. The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering had the opportunity to sit down with an inspirational alumna, Dr. Carmen Wright, the first black female Ph.D. ChE graduate from The University of Texas at Austin. In honor of Black History Month and Women’s History Month, it was a timely conversation about how Carmen has been the first of many throughout her life and encourages others to not let being the first at something ever deter you from reaching your goals. She also encourages others to let their idea of success evolve and change as life evolves, and to enjoy the journey rather than solely focusing on the end goal. 

Like Father, Like Daughter: Texas ChE Alumni Share Unique Legacy

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Like Father, Like Daughter: Texas ChE Alumni Share Unique Legacy Corrinne and her father, Craig, now share a unique experience that few father-daughter duos can tout: they are both graduates of the Cockrell School’s McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.

National Academy of Engineering Elects Alumna, Dr. Rachel Segalman

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National Academy of Engineering Elects Alumna, Dr. Rachel Segalman "Rachel has had a tremendous influence in the polymer research community, mentoring countless researchers who are now themselves leading and educating the next generation," said Dr. Delia Milliron, Chair of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.

Alumna Awarded Among Top Inventors in U.S.

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Alumna Awarded Among Top Inventors in U.S. Congratulations to Van N. Truskett, alumna of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, for being selected as a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Staff Spotlight Award

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Staff Spotlight Award We’re pleased to recognize our front-line staff who’ve continued to work on campus to keep the department running during COVID19.

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.

COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Therapy is Safe, With 76% of Patients Improving

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COVID-19 Convalescent Plasma Therapy is Safe, With 76% of Patients Improving Texas ChE Research Associate Jason Lavinder made key contributions to the country’s first peer-reviewed study on a promising COVID-19 treatment.

Students Step Up to Help COVID-19 Testing Companies

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Students Step Up to Help COVID-19 Testing Companies Students from Jennifer Maynard’s lab are transferring their skills and training from researching infectious disease therapies and vaccines towards helping produce and analyze COVID-19 tests.

Top 10 List

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Top 10 List A holiday tradition, we invite you to celebrate Texas ChE's Top 10 achievements and highlights from the 2010s.

Welch Foundation Contributes $2.5 Million for New Chemical Engineering Chair

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Welch Foundation Contributes $2.5 Million for New Chemical Engineering Chair Texas ChE celebrates the announcement of the Norbert Dittrich-Welch Chair in Chemical Engineering. This gift will support cutting-edge research addressing leading world challenges.