Posts Tagged ‘Kudos’
Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award
Nicholas Peppas Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Patras
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 »
Sai Gourisankar Wins Cockrell School’s Outstanding Scholar-Leader Award
Graduating senior Sai Gourisankar was recently selected for the Cockrell School of Engineering’s Outstanding Scholar-Leader Award.
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 »
Keith Johnston Honored by Journal of Colloid and Interface Science
Keith Johnston has been awarded the 2015 Darsh Wasan Award from the Journal of Colloid and Interface Science for his outstanding contributions to the field.
Johnston’s expertise in colloid and interfacial science has lead to advances in nanotechnology for imaging and recovery of subsurface oil and gas, electrochemical energy storage, drug delivery and imaging of … Read the rest »
Nicholas Peppas Wins 2014 Giulio Natta Medal in Chemical Engineering
Professor Nicholas Peppas, the Fletcher Stuckey Pratt Chair in Engineering and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Engineering, has been selected to win the 2014 Giulio Natta Medal in Chemical Engineering from the Chemistry, Material and Chemical Engineering Department “Giulio Natta” (CMIC) of the Politecnico Di Milano.
The Giulio Natta Medal is given in … Read the rest »
Hal Alper Receives Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award
Hal Alper, assistant professor and Fellow of the Paul D. and Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professorship, has been selected by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to receive the Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award in Metabolic Engineering.
The award recognizes original and creative research accomplishments by a young investigator in the field of … Read the rest »
Adam Heller Awarded Torbern Bergman Medal in Analytical Chemistry
Alum Jeetain Mittal Named 2014 Sloan Research Fellow
Jeetain Mittal, Ph.D. ChE 2007, has been named a 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Chemistry.
Mittal is one of 126 scholars in the United States and Canada to receive the award, which recognizes the most promising scientific researchers working today. Recipients’ achievements and potential identify them as rising stars and place them … Read the rest »
Edgar Elected to National Academy of Engineering
Thomas F. Edgar, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering and director of UT Austin’s Energy Institute, is one of four professors from the Cockrell School of Engineering to be elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering (NAE) this year.
The academy also elected Gregory L. Fenves, executive vice president and … Read the rest »
Praise from Powers
In noting some of the university’s top achievements over the past year in the State of the University Address, President Bill Powers highlighted Grant Willson winning the Japan Prize (minute 13:11) and the Department of Chemical Engineering being named after John McKetta (minute 27:34).
Powers went on to describe John McKetta as “one of the … Read the rest »