CRS states “Nicholas A. Peppas has been an icon in the field of controlled release through his innovative research, leadership of the Controlled Release Society, and exceptional support of students. … Read the rest »
Drs. Chris Ellison, C. Grant Willson and a small group of Texas ChE graduate and undergraduate students were recently honored with the 2015 Photopolymer Science and Technology Best Paper Award at the International Conference of Photopolymer Science and Technology in Chiba, Japan, June 24.
Ellison’s research group, including postdoctoral graduate Dustin Janes and undergraduates … Read the rest »
Kyle Klavetter, a chemical engineering graduate student, recently returned from attending the 65th Annual Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting in Lindau, Germany, June 28 to July 3.
Klavetter, a member of Dr. Charles “Buddie” Mullins’ research group, was selected to join 64 Laureates and 651 young scientists representing the disciplines of chemistry, physics and … Read the rest »
We’re pleased to announce that the Dr. Thomas F. Edgar Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering has reached and exceeded its $350,000 goal.
The fund, supported by former students, colleagues, and friends and family of Professor Tom Edgar, will recruit and support outstanding chemical engineering graduate students and boost the department’s competitive advantage in attracting … Read the rest »
The seminar series, held annually since 2011, invites a distinguished group of postdoctoral researchers and graduate students selected from the large pool of national applicants to visit Seattle to present … Read the rest »
Delia Milliron, associate professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a 2015 Resnick Sustainability Institute Resonate Award for her research utilizing nanomaterials to enhance energy technologies and lower their costs.
Resonate Awards honor breakthrough achievements in energy science and sustainability. The awards celebrate innovators with new ideas or contributions to … Read the rest »
Graduate student Alex Pak has been selected to receive a 2015 Herbert H. Uhlig Summer Fellowship from the Electrochemical Society (ECS). This year, the prestigious annual fellowship was awarded to five recipients from around the world.
Thomas F. Edgar, director of the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Chair in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award. It is the highest recognition from the American Automatic … Read the rest »
Top presenting teams have been announced for the Senior Plant Design Competition in partnership with Ineos Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS).
The event, part of the Process Design and Operations course known as “plant design”, had 19 teams presenting design solutions to tackle a real-world engineering challenge put forward by INEOS representatives.
This … Read the rest »
Professor Gary Rochelle has received the 2015 SINTEF and NTNU CCS Award for his long-lasting contributions within carbon capture, and in particular for his efforts in the development of post-combustion technologies. The award ceremony was held at the banquet of the eighth annual “Trondheim Conference of CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage” (TCCS-8) on June 17 … Read the rest »