Archive for: chemical engineering


UT-Led CISTAR Aims to Turn Natural Gas into Transportation Fuels

Sitting in her office sandwiched between new state-of-the-art research labs at the Engineering Education and Research Center, chemical engineering professor Joan...


The Big Get: Governor’s University Research Initiative Brings Alumna Back to UT

Nine top researchers are packing up their labs and heading to Texas this year—and UT is getting one of them. A $34 million program, the Governor’s University...


Chemical Engineer Chris Ellison: “I Like to Understand How Things Work”

Twenty years ago, if anyone had told Christopher Ellison he would one day become a professor, he’d have never believed them. “I would’ve told you...


Fungus, Thy Name is Bevo

When Cockrell School of Engineering researchers uncovered a never-before-identified strain of fungi in their lab at the University of Texas, they made sure it would...


UT Study Sheds Light on Methane Emissions in Fracking

The hydraulic fracturing boom has boosted the U.S. economy and created thousands of jobs. But the perennially controversial technique for drilling natural gas is...



The Texas 10: John McKetta

There are some teachers you just don’t forget. Nominated by alumni, these professors are among the best and most inspiring on the Forty Acres. Meet this year’s...


UT Researchers Use Proteins to Deliver At-Home Drugs Safely

While most people cringe at the thought of giving themselves a shot, the ability to self-administer drugs has become a top priority in the science world—which...

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