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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…


Dr. Stratos Pistikopoulos, associate director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named editor-in-chief of the journal Computers & Chemical Engineering. Com…


Texas A&M University at Qatar hosted experts from around the world for the annual QAFCO – Texas A&M University at Qatar Conference 2016. The 2016 conference was the eighth presented in cooperation with Texas A&M at Qatar’s longtime industry collaborator, the Qatar Fertiliser Co. (Q…


Dr. M. Sam Mannan, director of the Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station’s Mary Kay O’Conner Process Safety Center and Regents Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named the first holder of the M.A. Naser Chair by Bangladesh Unive…


Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas, director of the Texas A&M Energy Institute and the Erle Nye ’59 Chair Professor for Engineering Excellence in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). Elec…