Alumnus Sam Crowther has held a number of roles since graduating with his bachelor’s degree from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering in 1957. He has been called a chemical engineer, a consultant, an entrepreneur, a science fair judge, a Sunday school teacher, an author and most recently, the mentor of the year for the … Read the rest »
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Alumnus Recognized As Mentor of the Year
Alumna Named Distinguished Graduate of Longview High School
Alumna Shannon Cohn, M.D. will be recognized as a Distinguished Graduate of Longview High School in Longview, Texas, May 13.
Valedictorian of the Longview High School Class of 2001, Cohn received her bachelors degree in chemical engineering from Texas ChE in 2005 and then continued her education at the Baylor College of Medicine, graduating in … Read the rest »
Alumna Rachel Segalman Named Chair of UCSB Department of Chemical Engineering
When Rachel Segalman, Texas ChE (B.S. ’98) and University of California Santa Barbara alumna, returned to the UCSB campus as a professor of chemical engineering and materials last year, it seemed like a new and exciting place compared to the late 90s when she was a chemical engineering graduate student. At the time, … Read the rest »
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 »
Ellison and Group Win 2015 Photopolymer Science and Tech Best Paper Award
Drs. Chris Ellison, C. Grant Willson and a small group of Texas ChE graduate and undergraduate students were recently honored with the 2015 Photopolymer Science and Technology Best Paper Award at the International Conference of Photopolymer Science and Technology in Chiba, Japan, June 24.
Ellison’s research group, including postdoctoral graduate Dustin Janes and undergraduates … Read the rest »
No. 30 Worldwide
The University of Texas at Austin has been ranked No. 30 among the world’s top universities according to the 2015 Center for World University Rankings.
The rankings list the top 1,000 universities in the world based on: quality of education, alumni employment, quality of faculty, publications, influence, citations, broad impact, and patents.
Among these … Read the rest »
Dr. Thomas F. Edgar Endowed Graduate Fellowship Reaches Funding Goal
We’re pleased to announce that the Dr. Thomas F. Edgar Endowed Graduate Fellowship in Chemical Engineering has reached and exceeded its $350,000 goal.
The fund, supported by former students, colleagues, and friends and family of Professor Tom Edgar, will recruit and support outstanding chemical engineering graduate students and boost the department’s competitive advantage in attracting … Read the rest »
Postdoc selected for 2015 Distinguished Young Scholars’ Seminar Series
Postdoctoral researcher Jongwook Kim was recently selected for the 2015 Distinguished Young Scholars’ Seminar Series at the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Washington.
The seminar series, held annually since 2011, invites a distinguished group of postdoctoral researchers and graduate students selected from the large pool of national applicants to visit Seattle to … Read the rest »
Dr. Delia Milliron wins 2015 Resonate Award
Delia Milliron, associate professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been awarded a 2015 Resnick Sustainability Institute Resonate Award for her research utilizing nanomaterials to enhance energy technologies and lower their costs.
Resonate Awards honor breakthrough achievements in energy science and sustainability. The awards celebrate innovators with new ideas or contributions to … Read the rest »
Thomas Edgar Receives Top Honor from American Automatic Control Council
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 »