Welcome to
the McKetta Department of
Chemical Engineering

#8

Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program

$2.2M

Awarded in Scholarships

#5

Graduate Chemical Engineering Program

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Biotech senior research scientist and Texas ChE alum, Dr. Julie Fogarty, talks with Ph.D. student Dalton Towers.

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Dr. Tae Han Kim, Founding CEO and Chairman of Samsung Biologics and Texas ChE alum, talks with Ph.D. student Aaliyah Shodeinde.

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Research Areas

  • woman at desk holding piece of film Advanced Materials, Polymers & Nanotechnology

    Design and synthesis of inorganic and polymeric materials at the molecular level to achieve desirable properties for a wide range of applications

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  • person in lab wearing gloves holding pipette Biotechnology

    Applying chemical engineering principles for the development of biochemical processes and biomedical applications

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  • man in lab wearing orange glasses holding light Energy

    The development of photovoltaics, catalysts for fuels from sunlight, and electrical energy generation and storage systems engineering for energy efficiency

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  • three people in lab coats looking at beaker Environmental Engineering

    Programs to understand the fundamental science and engineering of air and water pollution, and to develop data for informed policy decisions. Process development for CO2 capture and sequestration

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  • woman and man looking and pointing at computer screen Modeling & Simulation

    The development and application of multiscale models and high performance computational simulations spanning atomic to continuum time and length scales

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  • close up of hands holding computer chip plugged in Process Engineering

    Design, modeling, optimization, and control of petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and microelectronic processes

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ChE Graduate Program Q & A with Professor Korgel

Learn more about the chemical engineering Ph.D. program with graduate recruitment advisor, Professor Korgel, from his Texas ChE Instagram Live Q & A.

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News

Methane Emissions Program at Colorado State University

New Data Lab to Tackle Oil & Gas Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accounting

The University of Texas at Austin will be home to a new multidisciplinary research and education initiative based in its Cockrell School of Engineering – the Energy Emissions Modeling and Data Lab (EEMDL) – that will address the growing need for accurate, timely, and clear accounting of greenhouse gas emissions across global oil and natural gas supply chains. 

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Mandy Barrera named 2022 Ruth Crawford Staff Excellence Award Recipient

Mandy Barrera, senior administrative associate, received the 2022 Ruth Crawford Staff Excellence Award at the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering Annual Holiday event, Dec. 10.

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Energy Titans Collaborate With UT To Solve Most Pressing Global Energy Challenges

The Energy Institute at The University of Texas at Austin and four of the globe’s largest energy companies have launched a new membership program to advance science and create opportunities for energy community members and students.

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Passing of José Bravo— Alum, Former EAC Member & PSTC Research Program Manager

Texas ChE alumnus José Luis Bravo passed away on November 22, 2022.

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