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From the Chemistry Department

Professor Emeritus Alan Cowley Has Passed Away

https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituaries/austin-tx/alan-cowley-9296880 Professor Emeritus Alan Herbert Cowley was born in Manchester, UK, on January 29, 1934 to Dora Smalley Cowley and Herbert Cowley. He passed away peacefully on August 2, 2020. He is survived by a wife, Deborah Cole and children Dr. Peter Cowley and Susan Cowley, daughter-in-la...

Alan Cowley Retirement Symposium and Banquet, October 2015

For the latest information regarding Alan Cowley's Retirement Symposium and Banquet, including the schedule of events and how to provide support, please visit the event's website. - September 21, 2015  

Alan Cowley Retiring After 54 Years

Professor Alan Cowley, who has had a distinguished 54-year career at the University of Texas, has announced he will retire effective August 31, 2015.   Professor Cowley has long been a leader in our department, and he played a major role in helping establish our department as one of the best in the country through his research, his teaching,...

Alan Cowley receives 2012 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Manchester

Congratulations to Professor Alan Cowley for receiving the 2012 Outstanding Alumnus Award from the University of Manchester. Outstanding Alumni Awards are given to former students who have achieved distinction within their profession, have provided exemplary service to the University, or have made an outstanding contribution of a personal humanitar...

Five Department Faculty Issued Patents in 2011

Five Chemistry and Biochemistry department faculty were issued United States patents in 2011 and were honored recently at the inaugural UT Austin Inventor of the Year award ceremony, sponsored by the UT Office of Technology Commercialization.  Brad Holliday, Alan Cowley, and Richard Jones were each inventors on a US patent titled, "Polymer-nan...