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 »
Posts Tagged ‘Tom Edgar’
Why UT Is The Energy University
Examining Energy Issues and Innovations
National Academy of Engineering Honors Alumnus Bob Brown for Leadership
Bob Brown, B.S. ChE ‘73, M.S. ChE ‘75, was recently awarded the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Simon Ramo Founders Award for leadership in chemical engineering research and engineering education.
The award acknowledges outstanding professional, educational, and personal achievements to the benefit of society. Brown is being recognized for his “contributions to understanding of viscoelastic … Read the rest »
Grad Student Krystian Perez Wins Energy Research Fellowship
Graduate Student Krystian Perez (Edgar Group) won first place in the Pike Powers Energy Research Fellowship Awards at the International WikiEnergy Data Conference hosted by Pecan Street Inc. at UT Austin June 3-4, 2014.
“We put our groundbreaking energy research dataset in the hands of the world’s best researchers, and they truly delivered,” said Pecan … 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 »
Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition Wins DOE Funding
Professor Thomas Edgar is principal investigator of the Smart Manufacturing Leadership Coalition (SMLC) which recently won a contract to start developing the nation’s first open smart-manufacturing technology platform for collaborative industrial networked information applications. The innovative $10 million project will receive $7.8 million in funding from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Efficiency … Read the rest »