• The Inaugural Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers Banquet

    The Inaugural Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers Banquet

    Thirty alumni were inducted into our inaugural class of Academy honorees during the Academy ceremony and banquet April 21.
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  • Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

    Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

    Dr. Peppas joins some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers and artists as well as civic, business and philanthropic leaders in the 237th AAAS class.
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  • Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz Honored by National Science Foundation with Early CAREER Award

    Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz Honored by National Science Foundation with Early CAREER Award

    Dr. Hildebrandt Ruiz and her team will receive more than $620K to fund her research on air pollution.
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  • Graduate Program Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings

    Graduate Program Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings

    Texas ChE rose to No. 6 in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 graduate program rankings.
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Did you know?

  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 3 in the nation
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty

    Meet our Faculty

    Gyeong Hwang

    Professor Hwang works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Computational chemistry and materials science; Doping and defect engineering in electronic materials; Surface chemsitry and catalysis; Modeling of energy and catalytic materials for fuel cells, supercapacitors, Li ion batteries, thermoelectrics, and photovoltaics.

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