• Interview with Alumna, Carmen Wright, Ph.D.

    Interview with Alumna, Carmen Wright, Ph.D.

    The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering had the opportunity to sit down with an inspirational alumna, Dr. Carmen Wright, the first black female Ph.D. ChE graduate from The University of
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  • 2021 Honorees

    2021 Honorees

    The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering is honored to present the Class of 2021 Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers! These leaders have made impacts across biomedical, business, process technology &
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  • Like Father, Like Daughter: Texas ChE Alumni Share Unique Legacy

    Like Father, Like Daughter: Texas ChE Alumni Share Unique Legacy

    Corrinne and her father, Craig, now share a unique experience that few father-daughter duos can tout: they are both graduates of the Cockrell School’s McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering.
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Facts & Congrats

  • Texas ChE graduate and undergraduate programs ranked #5 and #4 in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report
  • Texas ChE ranked #2 U.S. public program and #7 in the world for chemical engineering in 2020 Shanghai Rankings
  • Our faculty (1 percent of UT faculty) have won 60 percent of the UT Office of Technology Commercialization’s Inventor of the Year awards
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding

    Meet our Faculty

    Gary Rochelle

    Professor Rochelle works in Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Separations with specific interests in CO2 capture from coal-fired power plants by aqueous amine scrubbing; mass transfer with fast reaction in the boundary layer.

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