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Leo D. Durbin, professor emeritus in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named recipient of the Donald P. Eckman Education Award by the International Society of Automation (ISA). Durbin is receiving the prestigious award for his outstanding co…


Biofuels may present a promising alternative to the nation’s existing fuel crisis, but before they can be widely adopted, a series of technological hurdles must be overcome in order to facilitate large-scale production, says Daniel Shantz, a chemical engineering professor at Texas A&M University…


Jodie Lutkenhaus, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering's 17th Annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) Symposium. As one of a select number of part…


Dr. Charles Glover, professor, has been appointed interim head of the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. A faculty member for more than three decades, Glover earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia and a Ph.D. Rice University. His rese…


So maybe you’ve heard that women don’t succeed in engineering. Don’t believe it.Renee McVay didn’t. She just graduated from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering. The College Station native starts her graduate studies in September at Caltech – after turning down MIT, Stanfor…


A joint research initiative between Texas A&M University and The Pennsylvania State University aimed at designing antibodies for novel cancer treatments using computer algorithms to guide the creation of new proteins has been awarded more than a half-million dollars by the National Science Found…


Mohamed Noureldin, a graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been awarded the Eastman Chemical Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the Eastman Chemical Group. Noureldin, who completed his undergraduate degree at the University of W…


Viet Pham, a graduate student in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named one of two winners of the 2011 Sustainable Engineering Forum Best Student Paper Award, presented by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). The paper fo…


Dr. Juergen Hahn, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University has been named associate editor for Automatica, the flagship journal of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). Automatica publishes papers on original theore…


A Texas A&M University research initiative that converts agricultural wastes into biofuels and high-quality animal feeds has received a $2.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). The three-year grant will provide funding to the biomass research program run by Dr. Mark Holtzapp…


Three Texas A&M Engineering students have begun summer internships in Washington, D.C., through the university's Public Policy Internship Program. Among the 15 total interns are engineering students Amy Aldrich, a senior electrical engineering major with minors in Arabic studies and mathematics…


Juergen Hahn, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, has been named to the policy committee of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC). IFAC, founded in 1957, is a multinational federation of National Member Organizations (NMOs), each one repr…


Rayford G. Anthony, Perry Schwierzke and James Turner each has been honored with the title of distinguished alumnus by the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The three Texas A&M chemical engineering graduates are the newest members of the department…


The legacy of civil engineer Marina Q. Smith will continue to shine through a Texas A&M University graduate fellowship honoring her memory. The Marina Q. Smith '90 Memorial Fellowship in Pipeline Research, endowed through the Texas A&M Foundation, benefits civil, chemical, mechanical or pet…


A process safety expert will endow a scholarship for chemical engineering students at Texas A&M University. The Dr. Ray A. Mentzer Scholarship, to be established with a $30,000 contribution through the Texas A&M Foundation, will be awarded to students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade poi…