Posts Tagged ‘Japan Prize’
Tower Lighting Honors Grant Willson
Praise from Powers
In noting some of the university’s top achievements over the past year in the State of the University Address, President Bill Powers highlighted Grant Willson winning the Japan Prize (minute 13:11) and the Department of Chemical Engineering being named after John McKetta (minute 27:34).
Powers went on to describe John McKetta as “one of the … Read the rest »
Willson Accepts Japan Prize
Grant C. Willson, professor of chemical engineering and chemistry, recently accepted the Japan Prize, one of the most prestigious international awards in science and technology, for his development of a process used to manufacture nearly all of the microprocessors and memory chips worldwide.
The presentation ceremony took place in Tokyo April 24, 2013. … Read the rest »
Willson Wins Japan Prize for Innovative Semiconductor Materials
C. Grant Willson, professor of chemistry and chemical engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has won the Japan Prize, an international award similar to the Nobel Prize, for his development of a process that is now used to manufacture nearly all of the microprocessors and memory chips in the world.
He’s … Read the rest »