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Hal Alper, Ph.D.

AIMBE College of Fellows Class of 2018
For pioneering new approaches that merge synthetic biology, protein engineering, and metabolic engineering to achieve novel phenotypes in eukaryotic cells.

Alper Receives TAMEST’s 2019 O’Donnell Award in Engineering

Via The University of Texas at Austin | November 14, 2018

Hal S. Alper, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2019 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering from TAMEST (The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas).

Dr. Alper’s research looks for sustainable ways to create new molecules that can be used for plastics, drugs and other products that typically require petroleum products as a feedstock. His work has the potential to significantly reduce pollution in the chemical industry by reducing and reusing waste. His innovative, paradigm-changing approach could lead to new drugs and sustainable plastics at an industrial scale… Continue reading.

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Dr. Hal Alper Inducted into Medical and Biological Engineering Elite

Via AIMBE | April 10, 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has announced the induction of Hal Alper, Ph.D., Paul D. & Betty Robertson Meek Centennial Professor Frank A. Liddell, Jr. Centennial Fellow, Department of Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, to its College of Fellows. Dr. Alper was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and members of the College of Fellows for pioneering new approaches that merge synthetic biology, protein engineering, and metabolic engineering to achieve novel phenotypes in eukaryotic cells.

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