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National Academy of Engineering Elects Alumna, Dr. Rachel Segalman
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Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) has elected David T. Allen, professor in the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas of Austin, and five Cockrell School of Engineering alumni to the prestigious academy.
Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer. Membership … Read the rest »
Alumnus Jim Rawlings Elected to National Academy of Engineering
The National Academy of Engineering (NAE) announced today that alumnus Jim Rawlings (B.S. ’79) has been elected to the prestigious academy.
Rawlings joins 80 new members and 22 new foreign members elected to the NAE in 2016. Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer.
Rawlings is a chemical … Read the rest »
Alumna Joan Brennecke Receives $2 Million DOE Grant to Study C02 Capture
Alumna Joan Brennecke (B.S. ’84), the Keating-Crawford Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the University of Notre Dame, is the recipient of a $2 million U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) grant for research that could fundamentally change the way the country uses and produces energy.
Brennecke received the grant from the DOE’s Office of … 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 »
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 »
Chris Ellison Selected for China-America Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Associate Professor Chris Ellison was selected by the National Academy of Engineering as one of 60 engineers to attend the 2015 China-America
Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in Irvine, Calif., June 1-3.
The chosen attendees represented 60 of the most promising engineering talent under the age of 45 from China and the United States. Ellison was … Read the rest »
Greg Fenves Officially Named UT Austin President
The University of Texas System Board of Regents has named Gregory L. Fenves the next president of The University of Texas at Austin. Fenves will assume the role leading the UT System’s flagship university on June 3.
The regents approved the appointment at a special called board meeting Monday, April 20. Fenves was selected as … Read the rest »
National Academy of Engineering Honors Alumnus Bob Brown for Leadership
Bob Brown, B.S. ChE ‘73, M.S. ChE ‘75, was recently awarded the National Academy of Engineering’s (NAE) Simon Ramo Founders Award for leadership in chemical engineering research and engineering education.
The award acknowledges outstanding professional, educational, and personal achievements to the benefit of society. Brown is being recognized for his “contributions to understanding of viscoelastic … Read the rest »