Posts Tagged ‘Brian Korgel’
The Class of 2018: Where are they headed?
Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE
Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin have received a $15.6 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to discover and advance new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and information processing. … Read the rest »
UT Energy Institute Features Korgel’s Solar Cell Research
Originally published as an UT Energy Institute Research Spotlight By Gary Rasp.
The way McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering Professor Brian Korgel sees it, imparting knowledge to his students, while vitally important, is only one aspect of his job.
Perhaps even more valuable, Korgel says, is awakening students to the possibilities created for them through … Read the rest »
‘Empathy Mirror’ to Foster Understanding Among People with Different Perspectives
The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine have awarded $100,000 to a team of engineers and designers, led by McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering professor Brian Korgel, to develop an “empathy mirror” aimed at fostering understanding among people with different points of view and experiences.
With a grant from the National Academies … Read the rest »
Jonathan Peck Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award
Administrative associate Jonathan Peck has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award.
Since joining the department in January 2012, Peck’s primary responsibility it to handle the day-to-day operations of the National Science Foundation sponsored Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Next Generation Photovoltaics, led by Texas ChE professor Brian Korgel.
“It’s an … Read the rest »
Why UT Is The Energy University
Energy is such a constant presence in our lives, we often take it for granted. Like the clean water that runs from our taps, we just expect energy to be cheap and ever-present, whether it’s the electricity that charges our phones, the natural gas that heats our houses or the oil that makes our cars … Read the rest »
Researchers Selected for Startup Business Plan Competition
Chemical engineering researchers Taylor Harvey and Aaron Chockla will represent The University of Texas at Austin to compete against some of the world’s top universities for more than $1 million in prizes at the 15th annual Rice Business Plan Competition at Rice University in Houston, Texas April 16-18.
Harvey and Chockla will pitch product information … Read the rest »
Taking Innovation Abroad
AIChE Interviews Brian Korgel About His Professional Progress Award
AIChE talked with Brian Korgel about his Professional Progress Award lecture entitled “At Least 1,000X Thinner Than a Human Hair.” The presentation discussed how advances in nanomaterials synthesis and processing are creating new opportunities, as well as new challenges, for chemical engineers. His talk also described what is unique about these “products of … Read the rest »