Archive for Chemical

Dr. Yue Kuo, professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is continuing ongoing research in the field of microelectronics and semiconductor microchips that is evolving everyday technology such as cellphones, televisions, computers and more through t…


The College of Engineering at Texas A&M University honored six alumni during the 2016 Outstanding Alumni Awards Banquet. Receiving the Outstanding Alumni Honor Award were Stuart R. Bell ’79, president, The University of Alabama; Greg C. Garland ’80, chairman and CEO, Phillips 66; J. Stephen Rot…


Prerna Jain, graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, won second place in the Engineering and Architecture subject area at the university’s annual Student Research Week (SRW) event. Jain’s research is supported by the Mary Kay O’Connor Pr…


For the first time, a robust, low-cost and portable technology deployed using drones can be used to monitor and control infectious disease outbreaks in remote locations, says Texas A&M University researcher, Dr. Victor Ugaz, who has built the instrument. By eliminating the need for samples colle…


The Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association (ChEGSA) at Texas A&M University organized its third annual research symposium, giving graduate students in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering an opportunity to present their research and network with industry partners. Ni…


M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, recently announced the recipients of the 2016 Dean of Engineering Excellence Award. Two assistant professors, two associate professors and two full professors received the award. Each award winner will receive a monetary gift and recognit…


Texas A&M Engineering’s graduate program ranked 11th overall and seventh among public institutions in the latest U.S. News & World Report survey, “America’s Best Graduate Schools 2017.” The current overall ranking is an improvement of one spot from last year’s rankings. Individual programs …


The most recent publication of Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus, associate professor and the William and Ruth Neely Faculty Fellow in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is on ACS Macro Letters Top 20 Most Read List for the month of February. The article is co-aut…


Dr. Hung-Jen Wu, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the 2016 KANEKA Junior Faculty Award for his excellence in research. Wu will receive the award at the Polymer Technology Industrial Consortium meeting in April.…


Dr. Rafiqul Gani, acclaimed for his extensive research in computer-aided methods and tools for sustainable products and processes in chemical engineering, delivered the J.D. Lindsay Lecture at the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. He is a professor of sys…


Dr. Konstantinos Kakosimos, assistant professor in the Chemical Engineering Program at Texas A&M University at Qatar, was awarded the Hutchison Medal by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) for his paper, “Example of a micro-adaptive instruction methodology for the improvement of flipp…


Global grand challenges facing the energy and environmental sectors are highlighted by governmental, intergovernmental and corporate entities. They hinge on concerns related to energy security, energy affordability and the generation of lower-carbon energy. Multi-scale systems engineering has …


Dr. Ignacio E. Grossmann, a world renowned researcher for developing novel mathematical programming algorithms and techniques for solving problems in process systems engineering, delivered the Distinguished McFerrin Lecture which is part of the Lindsay Lecture Series hosted by the Artie McFerrin Dep…


The human immunodeficiency virus, HIV-1, can infect, via entry, a variety of cells. The specific cell-type infected by a viral strain is referred to as HIV-1 tropism and can affect treatment and overall patient outcome. Cell-based methods for determining HIV-1 tropism are costly with a slow turnarou…


Dr. Michael Louis Shuler, a leading authority on modern biochemical engineering, delivered the spring’s first Distinguished Lindsay Lecture at the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. Shuler, the James M. and Marsha McCormick Chair of Biomedical Engineeri…