• 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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  • Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

    Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

    Dr. Milliron is being recognized for her leadership in chemical research and nanomaterials.
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Did you know?

  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 3 in the nation
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Our faculty (1 percent of UT faculty) have won 60 percent of the UT Office of Technology Commercialization’s Inventor of the Year awards.

    Meet our Faculty

    Keith Johnston

    Professor Johnston works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Microelectronics; Polymers; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Particle engineering including nanotechnology; Drug delivery; Polymer thin films including nanocrystal composites; Environmentally responsible processing with solvents including carbon dioxide for materials science and separation processes; Carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery .

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Upcoming Events

Tue 25

Order of the Engineer Ceremony

April 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
May 17

Lavender Graduation

May 17 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm