Topic: McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering

UT System Invests $2M in Engineer Your World

Feb. 15, 2016
Engineer Your World

The University of Texas System has invested $2 million in the Engineer Your World program.

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Engineers Advance Potential Whooping Cough Treatment

Dec. 2, 2015
Jennifer Maynard

Texas Engineers are making progress on a potential Whooping Cough treatment for vulnerable infants. 

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Texas Engineers Develop Nontoxic Flame Retardant

Oct. 5, 2015
Polydopamine demonstration

Researchers at UT Austin have created a new nontoxic flame retardant to replace commercial additives that are often toxic.

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Smarter Window Materials Can Control Light and Energy

July 23, 2015
Smart Window

Cockrell School Engineers have two new advancements in smart window materials that allow indoor occupants to more precisely control the energy and sunlight passing through a window.

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Engineers Develop New Yeast Strain to Enhance Biofuel and Biochemical Production

March 24, 2015

Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have used a combination of metabolic engineering and directed evolution to develop a new, mutant yeast strain that could lead to a more efficient biofuel production process that would make biofuels more economically competitive with conventional fuels.

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