Li’s winning poster, entitled “Liquid Crystalline Polymer Multilayer Films for High Barrier Materials,” showcases his work in utilizing liquid crystalline polymers (LCPs) as an alternative to conventional polymers to boost productivity and … Read the rest »
Bob Brown, B.S. ChE ‘73, M.S. ChE ‘75, was recently awarded the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Simon Ramo Founders Award for leadership in chemical engineering research and engineering education.
The award acknowledges outstanding professional, educational, and personal achievements to the benefit of society. Brown is being recognized for his “contributions to understanding of viscoelastic … Read the rest »
Sai P. Gourisankar, junior and undergraduate researcher in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded an Astronaut Scholarship from the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation.
He is one of 28 students nationwide to receive the $10,000 scholarship, which is given to “outstanding students who exhibit motivation, imagination and exceptional performance in the fields of … Read the rest »
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Eddie is being recognized for his efforts to ensure that several large equipment orders were successfully completed—meeting all approval requirements in a timely manner at some of the busiest times of the year—while juggling the intensive day-to-day purchasing requests of faculty and
The award recognized 30 excellent poster presentations out of approximately 500 presentations. He’s poster was entitled, “Profiling fouling propensity in constant permeate flux crossflow microfiltration based on membrane-model foulant … Read the rest »
Van N. Truskett, B.S. ChE ‘96 and jetting technology manager at Canon Nanotechnologies, Inc., has been selected to receive the 2014 Industrial Research & Development Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
The award honors individuals or teams working in industries served by chemical engineers for innovation that has resulted in the successful … Read the rest »
Nature Biotechnology ranked George Georgiou, a professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering, one of the world’s top 20 translational researchers in 2013.
Georgiou, a renowned biomedical engineer and molecular biologist, is a leading authority in the discovery, development and manufacturing of protein therapeutics. Nature Biotechnology recognized Georgiou for his … Read the rest »
Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering, has been included in the 2014 Thomas Reuters’ list of Highly Cited Researchers.
This list recognizes many of the world’s leading scientific minds and is comprised of more than 3,200 researchers in 21 fields of the sciences and social sciences. Peppas was one of seven … Read the rest »
Lydia Contreras, assistant professor and the Chevron Centennial Teaching Fellow in Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a Norman Hackerman Award for her work to develop biosensors to monitor effects of environmental pollutants.
The annual award recognizes early-career researchers who have expanded the field and comes with a $100,000 prize. The highly competitive honor is named … Read the rest »
Professor Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to win the 2014 Giulio Natta Medal in Chemical Engineering from the Chemistry, Material and Chemical Engineering Department “Giulio Natta” (CMIC) of the Politecnico Di Milano.
The Giulio Natta Medal is given in … Read the rest »