The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering is proud to announce alumna and renowned researcher Joan Brennecke (B.S. ‘84) will join our faculty as a professor beginning fall 2017.
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Four Texas ChE graduate students placed among the top two in their respective categories at the 2016 UT Energy Week Student Research Contest, held Feb. 18 in the Etter-Harbin Alumni Center at the UT Austin campus.
Delia Milliron, associate professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, joins three other trailblazing faculty members from the Cockrell School of Engineering and the College of Natural Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin who have been awarded 2016 Sloan Research Fellowships.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has renewed its funding of the Industry/University Cooperative Research Center (I/UCRC) for Next Generation Photovoltaics. The Center will receive base funding of $920,000 over the next five years from the NSF, matched by industry contributions of at least $1.75 million.
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 »
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 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 »
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 »
AIChE talked with Brian Korgel about his Professional Progress Award lecture entitled “At Least 1,000X Thinner Than a Human Hair.” The presentation discussed how advances in nanomaterials synthesis and processing are creating new opportunities, as well as new challenges, for chemical engineers. His talk also described what is unique about these “products of … Read the rest »