Archive for Chemical

The 2012 Mary Kay O’Connor Process Safety Center International Symposium will be Oct. 23-25 at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center in College Station. This symposium will mark the 15th in a series of successful symposia and also celebrates the 90th birthday of Dr. Trevor Kletz in recognition of …


From left to right, Andres Mejia, Mary Beth Browning, Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dean of engineering, and Nick Brennan   Three graduate students were honored with the inaugural Dwight Look College of Engineering Outstanding Engineering Graduate Student Award at a banquet Oct. 11…


Dr. Carl D. Laird, assistant professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been elected a director of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Computing and Systems Technology (CAST) Division. CAST, the leading division for process s…


Jean-Francois Chamberland, John C. Criscione and Victor Ugaz were selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s fourth Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium.


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. The Dwight Look College of Engineering is tied for 16th place overal…


For people suffering from diabetes and other hormonal disorders, staying healthy means staying vigilant; effective treatment requires periodic and precise doses of drugs throughout the day. The constant upkeep can make for an inconvenient and stressful way of life, but managing these disorders coul…


Substantial risk remains for serious industrial incidents that could cost property and lives, but effectively integrating science and engineering principles into academia and industry can help mitigate and even prevent these incidents, according to a new publication released by the Mary Kay O’Connor…


Rudy and Susanne Dismuke of Houston have endowed a $60,000 memorial scholarship in chemical engineering at Texas A&M University.  This funds will establish The Chieko T. Dismuke Memorial Scholarship, which will be funded through the Texas A&M Foundation. The recipient of this scholarship wi…


Dr. Benjamin Wilhite, associate professor in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has been named to the editorial advisory board of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (I&EC Res.).  He will serve a three-year term on the board, helping obt…


Lenora and Robert Locke, of Kerrville, Texas, have gifted a $50,000 engineering scholarship at Texas A&M University. The Lockes used a rollover from an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) for the scholarship gift, funded through the Texas A&M Foundation, to create the Lenora K. and Robert R…


Nancy and Brock Nelson ’90 of Wichita, Kansas, have endowed their fourth and fifth scholarships of $30,000 each for the C.D. Holland Scholars Program in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering. The Nancy M. and Brock D. Nelson Scholarship IV and V in Chemical Engineering will be funde…


Select students from the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University have been recognized as distinguished members of their Spring 2012 graduating class. At a reception honoring the department's spring graduates, Chibueze Amanchukwu was named recipient of the depar…


Juan Manuel Lamparero ’87, founding partner and CEO of Industrial Solutions Technology of Mexico, was named an outstanding former student of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at the department’s honors and awards banquet in April. Lamparero's company delivers information technolo…


Dr. K.R. Rajagopal, Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and the Forsyth Chair in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the Honoris Causa (D.Sc.) from Charles University in Prague, as well as the University of Pretoria and the University of Isai. I…


Three groups of students from Texas A&M University's Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering have been recognized by the Fluor Corp. for their designs of a gas processing plant. Ryan Mathews, Cristina Muko, Randy Nelson, Stephen Reddin and Amber Trull are members of the team awarded…