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Nate Lynd Receives ACS PMSE Arthur K. Doolittle Award

April 4, 2019

Nathaniel Lynd (The University of Texas at Austin) was awarded the American Chemical Society (ACS) Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE) Division, Arthur K. Doolittle Award 2018,, for his outstanding talk "Mono(µ-oxo)-dialuminum (MOD) initiated polymerization of epoxides to new functional materials," presented during a PMSE symposium at the 2019 Spring ACS National Meeting in Orlando, Florida on April 3, 2019.

Jovan Kamcev to Receive the Henkel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Science & Engineering

Feb. 25, 2019

Former UT Austin graduate student, Jovan Kamcev, will receive The Henkel Award for Outstanding Graduate Research in Polymer Science and Engineering. This award is given to recognize a graduate student or recent graduate who has completed an outstanding Ph.D. thesis in polymeric research.

Professor Songi Han named Fellow of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance

Jan. 20, 2019

The International Society of Magnetic Resonance has named UC Santa Barbara Department of Chemical Engineering Professor Songi Han as an ISMAR Fellow, honoring her many contributions in the field of magnetic resonance, including both world-leading research activities and support of the magnetic resonance community. 


Chris Bates Wins NSF CAREER Award

Dec. 19, 2018

Professor Chris Bates at UCSB wins a National Science Foundation CAREER Award, entitled “Complex Phase Behavior in Block Copolymer Materials.” A CAREER award is among the most competitive and prestigious awards that early career faculty can win.

Source: UC Santa Barbara, The Current - Science & Technology,


Venkat Ganesan Elected 2018 AAAS Fellow - Section on Engineering

Dec. 9, 2018

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) proudly congratulates the newly elected 2018 Fellows! In October 2018, the AAAS Council elected 416 members as Fellows of AAAS. Election as a Fellow honors members whose efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications in service to society have distinguished them among their peers and colleagues.

Stretching for Perfect Separations: Are flexible frameworks the solution?

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Dec. 5, 2018

Rahul Sujanani - America is in the midst of a revolution: the shale gas revolution. The supply of shale gas, a source of natural gas locked inside shale rocks, is growing exponentially and has the potential to revolutionize the energy landscape in the United States. To take advantage of this opportunity, we must develop technologies that can effectively and economically process natural gas.

Rahul Sujanani Awarded 2018 ASIE Scholarship

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Nov. 18, 2018

The American Society of Indian Engineers and Architects (ASIE),, Board of Directors and Advisory Council has awarded one of the twelve scholarships this year to UT Austin graduate student Rahul Sujanani. A large number of applications in response to their request were received this year making the competition tough. Rahul’s credentials were ranked as one that truly deserved the selection.

Better Water Purification Methods Are Aim of New Research Center

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Oct. 2, 2018

With rising demand and dwindling supply, water is perhaps Earth’s most critical natural resource. One way to get more of it is to find more creative approaches — and new materials — to use and reuse existing water and improve upon existing water purification methods.

Fall 2018 Staff Spotlight Award - Department of Chemical Engineering

Sept. 25, 2018

Carol Assadourian, Senior Administrative Associate, has been selected to receive the Fall 2018 Staff Spotlight Award - McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.

M-WET Launch Meeting

Aug. 17, 2018

AUSTIN, TX - The University of Texas at Austin's (UT Austin) U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Energy Frontier Research (EFRC) Center for Materials for Water and Energy Systems (M-WET) Launch Meeting started with a presentation by Director, Benny D. Freeman, titled "Welcome and M-WET Overview/Management Plan/Expectations".