Posts Tagged ‘UT Austin’

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 »

“Antibody-like” T Cell Receptors May Be New Potential Treatment for Cytomegalovirus (#CMV) and Brain Tumors

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“Antibody-like” T Cell Receptors May Be New Potential Treatment for Cytomegalovirus (#CMV) and Brain Tumors

Texas ChE Professor Jennifer Maynard and her research team have engineered “antibody-like” T cell receptors that can specifically stick to cells infected with cytomegalovirus, or CMV, a virus that causes lifelong infection in more than half of all adults by age 40. These receptors represent a new potential treatment option, could aid the development of Read the rest »

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 Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply

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New Lithium Collection Method Could Boost Global Supply Global demand for lithium has quickly outpaced the rate at which it can be mined or recycled, but a University of Texas at Austin professor and his research team may have a solution.

Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE

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Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE Brian Korgel has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2018 class for his work on nanocrystals, nanowires.

Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award

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Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award On Dec. 15, Lizzie Miller, senior administrative assistant to Drs. George Georgiou and Adam Heller, received the 2017 Ruth Crawford Staff Excellence Award at the Annual Holiday Banquet.

Ankit Agrawal Wins Streetman Prize

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Ankit Agrawal Wins Streetman Prize

Ankit Agrawal of Texas ChE’s Milliron Research Group has been awarded the 2017 Ben Streetman Prize, a university-wide award given annually for outstanding research by a graduate student in electronic and photonic materials and devices.

Agrawal was recognized for his work on tunable multi-scale infrared plasmonics with metal oxide nanocrystals, which looks at developing the … 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.