Events Calendar

Professor Thomas F. Edgar's Career Celebration

Friday, August 26, 2022
1:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: EER & Etter-Harbin Alumni Center (details below)

Audience: Alumni, faculty, staff, students and colleagues, family and friends of Dr. Edgar

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Join us August 26, 2022 to celebrate the career

of Professor Thomas F. Edgar 
Energy, Computing, Leadership and Their Nexus: A Symposium
Fomer students and colleagues discuss Prof. Edgar’s impact on the energy industry and recall his mentorship and its impact on their own careers
1:00 - 4:45 PM
Mulva Auditorium, Engineering Education Research Center Building (EER)


Dr. Jim Rawlings (B.S. Texas ChE ’79)
Mellichamp Process Control Chair
University of California, Santa Barbara 
Dr. Wayne Bequette (Ph.D. Texas ChE ’86)
Prof. of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Technology Manager, Northern Regional Center of
the Clean Energy Smart Manufacturing Innovation Institute 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Dr. Jim Davis (Colleague)
Vice Provost & Chief Academic Technology Officer
University of California, Los Angeles
Dr. Larry Lake (Colleague)
Shahid and Sharon Ullah Chair in Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Dr. Michael Webber (B.S. Texas AE ’95; colleague)
Josey Centennial Professorship in Energy Resources in Mechanical Engineering
The University of Texas at Austin
Michael Poehl (B.S. Texas ChE ’74)
Director, Process Industry Practices
The University of Texas at Austin
Stephanie Watts Butler (Ph.D. Texas ChE '90)
Technology Innovation Architect
WattsButler LLC (Texas Instruments, Retired)
Alumni, faculty, Texas ChE students, family and friends are welcome to attend the Symposium and Reception
4:45 - 5:45 PM
Mulva Auditorium Lobby, EER
Celebration Dinner
Ticketed event for alumni, faculty, family and friends
6:00 - 8:30 PM
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center, Connally Ballroom
Contact Anu Mathew at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Speaker: Multiple speakers