• Graduate Student Wins Idea to Product Competition

    Graduate Student Wins Idea to Product Competition

    Meghali Chopra wins I2P competition for presentation of her software tool RODEo – Recipe Optimization for Deposition and Etching.
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  • Hal Alper Named Emerging Inventor of the Year

    Hal Alper Named Emerging Inventor of the Year

    Alper wins the second-ever Emerging Inventor of the Year award announced by the UT OTC at their annual Inventor of the Year Award Ceremony & Reception program.
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  • Meet Dr. Keith Keitz

    Meet Dr. Keith Keitz

    Meet Assistant Professor and alumnus Keith Keitz (B.S. '07), one of 14 new faculty members welcomed to the Cockrell School of Engineering this fall.
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  • Alumni in Academia

    Alumni in Academia

    Five alumni share their experiences working in academia and stories of how our department aided them to where they are today.
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Did you know?

  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 4 in the nation
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students

    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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