Keith Johnston Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Keith JohnstonKeith P. Johnston, chemical engineering professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE), one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to engineers worldwide.

With this year's election, the academy includes 2,290 members and 202 foreign associates.

Johnston was elected for his advances in science and technology of particles and colloids used in drug delivery, biomedical imaging and therapy, microelectronics and energy applications. He holds the M.C. (Bud) and Mary Beth Baird Endowed Chair in the Department of Chemical Engineering and has been a professor at the university since 1982.