Archive for Chemical

Texas A&M Engineering ranked eighth among engineering schools at public institutions offering a doctorate, according to the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings of the country's undergraduate universities and programs. For the second year in a row, the Dwight Look College of Engineeri…


The Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University welcomes Dr. Christodoulos A. Floudas, the newest Faculty Fellow of the Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS). Dr. Floudas is the Stephen C. Macaleer '63 Professor in Engineering and Applied Scie…


The Texas A&M University Institute for Advanced Study (TIAS), which has a mission of bringing nationally and internationally renowned scholars to campus for extended visits to interact with current faculty and students, has attracted its second class of such notables. The nine TIAS Faculty Fello…


Dr. Hung-Jen Wu has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, effective September 1, 2013. Prior to joining Texas A&M, Wu was as a Research Associate in the Nanomedicine Department at Houston Methodist Research Ins…


Mustafa Akbulut, Assistant Professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded the DARPA Young Faculty Award 2013. Akbulut received the DARPA Young Faculty Award for his proposal, Next-Generation Soldiers Involving Dispersion of Soft Ligand Fu…


COLLEGE STATION, Texas, August 22, 2013 –The Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center’s research in developing new technologies aimed to prevent and mitigate industrial disasters, recently received five new grants, furthering the Center’s mission of "making safety second nature.” The National Scienc…


Dr. M. Sam Mannan, a world-renowned expert on safety in the chemical processing industry, will give several talks in China, South Korea and San Francisco this fall. Mannan will give the talk, "Dust Explosion Research Development," at the Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS) Asia-Pacific Confer…


Zhengdong Cheng, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded a grant from NASA for his research in nanoplate technology. Cheng’s proposal, “Liquid Crystals of Nanoplates,” was submitted in response to NASA’s Research Announce…


Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been invited to present at the Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Young Investigators Symposium at the Spring 2014 American Chemical Society meeting in Dallas Mar…


Dr. M. Sam Mannan, a world-renowned expert on safety in the chemical processing industry, testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works June 27 in Washington, D.C. Mannan is Regents Professor and holder of the Mike O’Connor Chair I in the Artie McFerrin Department of Ch…


Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry, Qatar Petroleum and the Texas A&M University at Qatar celebrated July 1 the launching of the extension in Doha of the Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center, which is based in Texas in the Tex…


While there are numerous scholarships in the Dwight Look College of Engineering endowed by generous former students, full scholarships are rare. The Michele and Jack M. Lafield ’72 Scholarship in Engineering and Carla and Richard D. Moncrief ’81 Scholarship in Engineering, a combined contribution o…


Four graduate students from the Dwight Look College of Engineering have received the Distinguished Graduate Student Award from the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students. Anshu Narang-Siddarth, Brent Volk, Yongchul Shin and Jiamei Yu were recognized in the Excellence in Research-Do…


The latest research efforts of Dr. Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has landed one of her team members on the front cover of the May 6 edition of "Chemical & Engineering News" magazine. Dr. Jared Mike is …


A thin polymer coating on foam used in furniture can prevent the spread of flames, said Dr. Jaime Grunlan, the Gulf Oil/Thomas A. Dietz Career Development Professor at Texas A&M university. Furniture cushions are made of flammable polyurethane foam that, when burned, puddles at high temperature…