The Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) has announced the recipients of this year’s prestigious SHPE Technical Achievement Recognition (STAR) Awards, honoring key contributors in the Hispanic community in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).
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.
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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 »
When Rachel Segalman, Texas ChE (B.S. ’98) and University of California Santa Barbara alumna, returned to the UCSB campus as a professor of chemical engineering and materials last year, it seemed like a new and exciting place compared to the late 90s when she was a chemical engineering graduate student. At the time, Segalman … Read the rest »
NASCENT, a National Science Foundation-funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center co-directed by chemical engineering professor Roger Bonnecaze, has added Magic Leap, a company working to develop novel human computing interfaces and software for mixed reality and other applications, to the center’s Industrial Partnership Program.