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.
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 »
Administrative assistant Maeve Cooney has been announced as a recipient of a ChE Staff Spotlight Award for her exceptional dedication to her position and the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.
Maeve is recognized for outstanding management of the administrative responsibilities for Dr. Rochelle’s research group, which include, but are not limited to, editing research publications, … Read the rest »
Eddie Ibarra, senior procurement officer, has retired after 28 years of service with the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering. Over the years, Ibarra has served as the department office assistant, stores clerk and as senior procurement officer.
Before beginning his career at The University of Texas at Austin in 1987, Ibarra worked as an English lab assistant … Read the rest »
Ben Wendel (Georgiou Group)
A System Immunology Approach to the Development of Natural Immunity to Malaria
Ben’s research explores the progression of the immune system with age with … Read the rest »
Associate Professor Chris Ellison was selected by the National Academy of Engineering as one of 60 engineers to attend the 2015 China-America
Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in Irvine, Calif., June 1-3.
The chosen attendees represented 60 of the most promising engineering talent under the age of 45 from China and the United States. Ellison was … Read the rest »
Nicholas A. Peppas, chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, and professor of chemical engineering, biomedical engineering and pharmacy at UT Austin, has been awarded an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Patras in Patras, Greece.
He was awarded the doctorate from the university’s Chemical Engineering Department, the top chemical engineering department in … Read the rest »
The semesterly award is presented during the Cockrell School’s commencement ceremony to stellar students who have maintained at least a 3.8 GPA in-residence and completed at least 60 credit hours at The University of Texas at Austin.
Sai, a … Read the rest »
The award recognizes the graduating senior with the highest GPA who started as a freshman and finished the program in four academic years.