Top 10 Highlights of 2018
An established tradition, we invite you to celebrate some of our top achievements and highlights from this year.
|1. Benny Freeman leads new multi-million dollar DOE-funded research center
Dr. Benny Freeman is leading a new multi-university research center aimed at addressing basic science knowledge gaps in the development of next-gen, polymer membrane-based water purification technologies. The center was launched through a $10.75M Department of Energy grant.
|2. Brian Korgel elected to NAE and other prestigious faculty elections
|3.The 2018 class of the Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers
In September, we recognized new Academy members for leadership and technical contributions that have helped transform economies, improved quality of life and benefited society. Nominations for the next class are now open.
|4. Emerson upgraded labs and experiment stations
Last spring, Emerson sponsored upgrades to the department’s distillation column experiment station and undergraduate computer labs. The modernized equipment will give students hands-on experience with cutting edge process control equipment.
|5. New rankings show Texas ChE holding top spots in chemical engineering
|10. 56 departmental faculty, student and staff awards
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