• 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?

  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • Texas employed 30 percent of chemical engineers nationwide in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Labor—three times the next closest state, California.
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty

    Meet our Faculty

    Roger Bonnecaze

    Professor Bonnecaze works in Advanced Materials; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Rheology of complex fluids; Immersion and imprint lithography; Self-assembly of nanoparticulate films; Modeling of the formation of oil reservoirs.

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Upcoming Events

Jun 23

Networking Happy Hour

June 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm