Posts Tagged ‘University of Texas at Austin’
Alumna Awarded Among Top Inventors in U.S.
2018 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced
The top presenting teams have been announced for the Senior Plant Design Competition in partnership with INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS). As part of the Process Design and Operations course, known as “plant design,” 19 teams representing 74 students presented design solutions to tackle a real-world engineering challenge put forward by … Read the rest »
Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE
2017 Senior Plant Design Competition Winners Announced
The top presenting teams have been announced for the Senior Plant Design Competition in partnership with INEOS Olefins & Polymers USA (INEOS). The winning team includes seniors Marco Heredia, Lindsay Johnson and Fizza Rizvi.
The event, part of the Process Design and Operations course known as “plant design”, had 21 teams presenting design … Read the rest »
NASA Astronaut Rex Walheim to Present Pirkey Centennial Lectureship
Texas ChE Faculty Present in UT Energy Week 2016
Texas ChE Students Sweep Procter & Gamble Poster Competition
Students from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering recently won the top three spots in the Procter & Gamble Poster Competition hosted by The University of Texas at Austin.
Jessica Hung (Johnston Group) placed first and received a $1,000 cash prize for her poster, “Formation of Stable Low-Viscosity, High Concentration Protein Dispersions with Molecular … Read the rest »
Controlled Release Society Honors Peppas for Lifetime Contributions
The Controlled Release Society (CRS) recognized Professor Nicholas Peppas for exceptional lifetime contributions to delivery science at their 2015 Annual Meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland.
CRS states “Nicholas A. Peppas has been an icon in the field of controlled release through his innovative research, leadership of the Controlled Release Society, and exceptional support of students. … Read the rest »
George Georgiou Elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The American Academy of Arts and Sciences announced the election of new members this week, including biochemist and chemical engineering professor George Georgiou.
Georgiou has been recognized for paving the way for advances in medicine that improve people’s lives, with discoveries such as a technology that has been incorporated into drugs that fight macular degeneration … Read the rest »
Kate Baird wins the ChE Staff Spotlight Award
Kate Baird, graduate coordinator for the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, is the recipient of the spring 2015 Staff Spotlight Award.
Kate was commended by a wide cross section of faculty, students and staff for her exemplar organization of this year’s graduate student recruiting weekend and her outstanding performance as graduate coordinator.
She was … Read the rest »