• Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

    Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

    The Center aims to discover new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and more.
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  • Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

    Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

    The project could secure U.S. energy independence, lower energy costs and provide a lower carbon footprint to a future sustainable energy economy.
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  • Don Paul’s 50 Years Symposium & Celebration

    Don Paul’s 50 Years Symposium & Celebration

    Texas ChE celebrates Dr. Donald R. Paul and his 50 years of leadership, contributions to engineering and impact on the global scientific community.
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  • 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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Facts & Congrats

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • 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.
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)

    Meet our Faculty

    Jennifer Maynard

    Assistant Professor Maynard works in Bioengineering with specific interests in Control of cellular immunity through manipulation of T cell receptor interactions; Reverse-engineer pathogenic strategies used by bacterial pathogens for biotechnological applications; Apply protein engineering approaches to issues in structural biology .

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