The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering is well established in preparing students for careers in industry, but many of our students also go on to pursue roles in research, teaching and administration. Texas ChE graduates have taught and conducted research at nearly 90 universities around the world, including some of the top engineering programs in … Read the rest »
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Adam Heller Featured in ECS Masters Series
The Electrochemical Society sat down with Professor Emeritus Adam Heller as part of the ECS Masters video series, highlighting interviews with key figures in electrochemistry, solid state science and technology fields. The interview was filmed during the 228th ECS Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, as part of ECS’ recognition of Heller as the 78th Honorary Member … Read the rest »
Adam Heller Named 78th ECS Honorary Member
Adam Heller, chemical engineering research professor and professor emeritus in the Cockrell School of Engineering, has been named the 78th Honorary Member of the Electrochemical Society (ECS). This prestigious recognition is only bestowed upon long-standing ECS members who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry and allied disciplines.
Heller’s work in … Read the rest »
Alumnus Michael Pishko Named Engineering Dean at the University of Wyoming
Alumnus and accomplished chemical engineer Michael Pishko has been appointed as dean of the University of Wyoming’s (UW) College of Engineering and Applied Science.
Pishko, also an experienced administrator, will begin his new post at UW March 1. He is currently the director of the National Center for Therapeutics Manufacturing at Texas A&M University.
“We’re … Read the rest »
Adam Heller Wins Service to Society Award
Adam Heller, a research professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded the 2014 Service to Society Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).
The award recognizes outstanding contributions by a chemical engineer to community service and to the solution of socially oriented problems. Heller is being honored for … Read the rest »
Five Great UT Ideas
Chemical engineering professor Adam Heller’s glucose monitoring technology that led to the Freestyle Navigator™ system of Abbott Diabetes Care was recently featured on the UT Austin homepage as a great UT invention worth knowing about.
Heller’s work was highlighted alongside four other Longhorn inventions including a 3-D printing machine, a revolutionary lithium-ion rechargeable battery, a … Read the rest »
Adam Heller Awarded Torbern Bergman Medal in Analytical Chemistry
Mullins Group: Energy Trailblazers
Creating fuel from sunlight sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie depicting technology of the future, but Professor Mullins and his team are working to make this concept a reality. Trailblazers in energy research, the Mullins Group is also studying materials in lithium-ion batteries for portable electronic devices and electric cars as well as … Read the rest »