• Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

    Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

    The Center aims to discover new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and more.
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  • Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

    Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

    The project could secure U.S. energy independence, lower energy costs and provide a lower carbon footprint to a future sustainable energy economy.
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Facts & Congrats

  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Peppas named as 2017 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world

    Meet our Faculty

    Roger Bonnecaze

    Professor Bonnecaze works in Advanced Materials; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Rheology of complex fluids; Immersion and imprint lithography; Self-assembly of nanoparticulate films; Modeling of the formation of oil reservoirs.

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