Thomas Truskett, professor and chair of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Nominated by the Topical Group on Soft Matter, Truskett was cited for “pioneering work elucidating how nanoscale interfaces impact the structure, dynamics and self-assembly of complex fluids and biomolecular systems.”… Read the rest »
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Truskett Named 2015 American Physical Society Fellow
NASCENT Center Adds Magic Leap as New Industrial Partner
NASCENT, a National Science Foundation-funded Nanosystems Engineering Research Center co-directed by chemical engineering professor Roger Bonnecaze, has added Magic Leap, a company working to develop novel human computing interfaces and software for mixed reality and other applications, to the center’s Industrial Partnership Program.
Magic Leap is the latest industrial partner to team up … Read the rest »
Roger Bonnecaze Elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Roger T. Bonnecaze, the William and Bettye Nowlin Chair in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been elected fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
AAAS fellows are chosen annually by their peers to recognize their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.
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Meghali and Sonali Chopra are identical twins. They both have long dark hair, bright smiles, and have jointly agreed that Sonali will wear bangs and Meghali will not. They never went through that rebellious phase of forging their own paths.
In fact, they’ve been colleagues and collaborators as long as they can remember—ever since they … Read the rest »
Thomas Truskett Appointed Chair of McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering
Austin, Texas-Thomas Truskett, the Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professor, has been appointed chair of the John J. McKetta Jr. Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin.
Truskett began his new position within the Cockrell School of Engineering Jan. 15.
“Tom has the vision to lead the Chemical Engineering … Read the rest »
Graduate Students Win Top Spots in P&G Seminar Competition
ChE graduate students Amanda Lanza and Lavanya Mohan recently won first and second place in the 2012 Proctor & Gamble (P&G) Seminar Competition at UT Austin, respectively.
Lanza won first place for her seminar entitled, “Developing New Biotechnology Tools for Understanding and Engineering Cellular Hosts.” She was also awarded a $1,000 prize and a trophy. … Read the rest »
$18.5M Grant Establishes Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing Center
The University of Texas at Austin has been selected to receive an $18.5 million grant over the next five years from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to create and lead a nanosystems engineering research center.
The Nanomanufacturing Systems for Mobile Computing and Mobile Energy Technologies (NASCENT) will develop innovative nanomanufacturing, nanosculpting and nanometrology systems that … Read the rest »
Bonnecaze Awarded Dads’ Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship
Roger Bonnecaze, department chair, T. Brockett Hudson Professor and the Bill L. Stanley Leadership Chair, has been selected to hold a 2012-1013 Dads’ Association Centennial Teaching Fellowship, an honor that recognizes outstanding work with undergraduate students.
Dads’ Association Centennial Teaching Fellowships were established by The University of Texas System Board of Regents in 1983 … Read the rest »