• Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

    Professor David Allen Elected to National Academy of Engineering

    Election to the academy is among the highest professional distinctions bestowed upon an engineer.
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  • Four Undergraduates Named Centennial Scholars

    Four Undergraduates Named Centennial Scholars

    Undergraduate students Rohan Makhija, Jade Jackson, Marissa Ronquillo and Nicholas Curtis were recently awarded Centennial Scholarships.
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  • Truskett Appointed to Second Term as Department Chair

    Truskett Appointed to Second Term as Department Chair

    Cockrell School Dean Sharon Wood officially announces the appointment of Dr. Thomas Truskett to a second term as chair of the department.
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  • Four Faculty Promotions Announced

    Four Faculty Promotions Announced

    Congratulations to Drs. Hal Alper, Michael Baldea, Lydia Contreras, and Delia Milliron. Promotions will be made effective Sept. 1, 2017.
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Did you know?

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 4 in the nation
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • Texas employed 30 percent of chemical engineers nationwide in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Labor—three times the next closest state, California.
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide

    Meet our Faculty

    Thomas Edgar

    Professor Edgar works in Energy; Microelectronics; Process Systems and Engineering; Separations with specific interests in Control system monitoring and diagnosis; Modeling and control of microelectronics manufacturing; Optimization of energy systems .

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