Delia Milliron has been a part of innovation from almost every angle. But starting this week, Milliron embarks on a new challenge. She is the incoming chair of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, an interdisciplinary department that boasts undergraduate and graduate programs ranked in the top five in the U.S. She succeeds outgoing chair Thomas Truskett, who served in the role for eight years and brought outstanding vision and stability during his tenure.
Cockrell School Dean Sharon Wood has named distinguished researcher and professor Delia Milliron as the next Texas ChE chair. Milliron will succeed current Chair Thomas Truskett on January 16, 2021.
Tom Truskett, professor and department chair of the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named a fellow of the world’s largest general scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
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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.
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Thomas Truskett became department chair this semester. Find out what he's learned from students, his taste in books and music, and a funny story about his first-ever lecture