• 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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  • ‘Empathy Mirror’ to Foster Understanding Among People with Different Perspectives

    ‘Empathy Mirror’ to Foster Understanding Among People with Different Perspectives

    Professor Brian Korgel and his team will develop a prototype device that can immerse a participant in the mind and body of another individual.
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  • Alumnus Recognized As Mentor of the Year

    Alumnus Recognized As Mentor of the Year

    Alumnus Sam Crowther (B.S. '57) wins 2016 Mentor of the Year awards from Lake Travis ISD, Bee Cave Elementary and West Cypress Hills Elementary in Austin, Texas.
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  • Alumna Joan Brennecke To Join Faculty

    Alumna Joan Brennecke To Join Faculty

    An expert in energy and sustainability, Brennecke will join our faculty in 2017 and is one of the first to receive funding from the Texas Gov.'s new University Research Initiative.
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Did you know?

  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 4 in the nation
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world

    Meet our Faculty

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    David Allen

    Professor Allen works in Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences with specific interests in Atmospheric chemistry; Urban air quality and pollution prevention; Environmental and industrial reaction engineering.

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