Posts Tagged ‘McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering’
Interview with Alumna, Carmen Wright, Ph.D.
Staff Spotlight Award
Nicholas Peppas to Receive Prestigious Oesper Award for Contributions to Chemistry
Nicholas Peppas has been honored with the 2020 Oesper Award from the University of Cincinnati’s Chemistry Department and the Cincinnati Section of the American Chemical Society for his outstanding accomplishments in and contributions to science.
Peppas holds the Cockrell Family Regents Chair in Engineering. He is a professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, … Read the rest »
New Faculty Members
Jim Chelikowsky Recognized for Contributions in Electronic Materials
Professor Jim Chelikowsky has been awarded The Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society’s (TMS) John Bardeen Award. The award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions and are leaders in the field of electronic materials.
Throughout his 50-year career, Chelikowsky’s focus has been studying electronic materials such as silicon across all length scales. Silicon semiconductors make … Read the rest »
Delia Milliron Named Next Chair
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Seven Students from Texas ChE Accept NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
Seven students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering – four undergraduates and three grad students — have accepted the prestigious National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship.
This fellowship is the oldest and one of the most prestigious and competitive programs of its kind. NSF recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in science, technology, … Read the rest »
Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103
John J. McKetta Jr., professor emeritus and dean emeritus at The University of Texas at Austin and namesake to the chemical engineering department in the Cockrell School of Engineering, died Tuesday, January 15 at age 103. Calling UT Austin home for more than 70 years, McKetta is known throughout the university community as one of … Read the rest »