Thomas F. Edgar, director of the Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and the George T. and Gladys H. Abell Chair in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Richard E. Bellman Control Heritage Award. It is the highest recognition from the American Automatic … Read the rest »
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The University of Texas at Austin is ranked No. 19 in the world for high-impact science, according to the Nature Index, which tracks publication in the world’s top research journals — the latest in a series of global rankings that recognize UT Austin among the world’s elite research universities.
UT Austin ranks No. 8 … Read the rest »
Congratulations to the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering Class of 2015! 118 undergraduate and graduate students walked across the stage earning their diplomas on May 22, following the 68 students who completed their degrees earlier in the academic year during fall 2014 commencement ceremonies. After a college career full of successes and accomplishments, these graduates … Read the rest »
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 »
The annual scholarship, named in honor of the founder of the Pan American Round Tables, assists a female Latin American pursuing graduate studies in a state-supported university in Texas.
Saez Cabezas, a first-year … Read the rest »
The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Gregory L. Fenves the next president of The University of Texas at Austin. Fenves will assume the role leading the UT System’s flagship university on June 3.
The regents approved the appointment at a special called board meeting Monday, April 20. Fenves was selected as … Read the rest »
Kate was commended by a wide cross section of faculty, students and staff for her exemplar organization of this year’s graduate student recruiting weekend and her outstanding performance as graduate coordinator.
She was … Read the rest »
The Revitalizing Science Scholarship provides a cash award towards Sigma Xi membership, an honorary scientific research society. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and support the … Read the rest »
Five students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering have been named 2015 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellows.
The highly competitive fellowships were awarded to just 2,000 recipients nationwide this year from 16,500 applicants. The fellowships provide three years of financial support, including a $34,000 annual stipend and $12,000 cost-of-education allowance, for … Read the rest »
Undergraduate biochemistry major Brendan Chou has been awarded a Goldwater scholarship, the premier undergraduate award of its type in mathematics, natural sciences and engineering. Chou works in the lab of chemical engineering assistant professor Lydia Contreras.
Goldwater Scholarships are one- and two-year scholarships awarded annually to outstanding second- and third-year college students. The award … Read the rest »