Since joining the staff in 2014, McDonald’s impact on the department’s research initiatives has been tremendous. McDonald is known for his friendly and patient attitude, as well as for the helpful services he provides our research labs through the design and construction of critical parts … Read the rest »
The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), in consultation with Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), presented its University Research Award to professors from the University of Texas at Austin and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) in recognition of their outstanding contributions to semiconductor research.
Adam Heller, Texas ChE research professor, will be awarded the 2015 ECS Europe Section Heinz Gerischer Award at the 228th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona October 2015.
Heller’s work in electrochemical engineering has touched the lives of people across the globe. As the inventor of the painless diabetes blood monitor, his … Read the rest »
Nicholas Peppas, the Cockrell Family Regents Chair #6 in Engineering and professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and pharmacy at UT Austin, recently received the 2015 International Award from the European Society for Biomaterials. The award was given at the 27th European Conference on Biomaterials in Krakow, Poland, Sept. 1.
The prestigious accolade … Read the rest »
The Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin is launching the university’s first health care engineering institute dedicated to developing technologies and treatments that will immediately improve patient quality of life.
Renowned biomedical and chemical engineer Nicholas Peppas is stepping down as chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering (BME) in the Cockrell School of Engineering.
Peppas, who has led the department for six years, has guided BME through a period of significant expansion and progress, including hiring 10 new faculty members. Under his leadership, the … Read the rest »
Kyle Klavetter Wins Paper of the Year
Kyle Klavetter has been awarded the Graduate Student Paper of the Year Award and the James R. and Merle Fair Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering worth $4,000, for his paper entitled “High tap density microparticles of selenium-doped germanium as a high efficiency, stable cycling lithium-ion battery … Read the rest »
Dr. Benny Freeman, Richard B. Curran Centennial Chair for the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, was honored with the American Chemical Society’s Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering 2015 Distinguished Service Award at the 250th ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Boston, Aug. 19.
The award honors the scientist who creates a significant … Read the rest »