• Top 10 Highlights of 2017

    Top 10 Highlights of 2017

    As 2017 winds down, we celebrate some of this year's top highlights.
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  • Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award

    Lizzie Miller receives the 2017 Ruth Crawford Excellence Award

    On Dec. 15, Lizzie Miller, senior administrative assistant to Drs. George Georgiou and Adam Heller, received the 2017 Ruth Crawford Staff Excellence Award at the Annual Holiday Banquet.
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  • Milliron Receives TAMEST’s 2018 O’Donnell Award in Engineering

    Milliron Receives TAMEST’s 2018 O’Donnell Award in Engineering

    Delia J. Milliron, Ph.D. is the recipient of the 2018 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award in Engineering from The Academy of Medicine, Engineering and Science of Texas (TAMEST).
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  • Tammy McDade Retires After 28 Years of Service

    Tammy McDade Retires After 28 Years of Service

    Tammy McDade, senior administrative associate, is retiring from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering after 28 years of service.
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Facts & Congrats

  • Texas ChE alum, Geoff Geise, receives five-year $550k NSF CAREER Award.
  • Graduate Student Ankit Agrawal Wins Streetman Prize
  • Our faculty (1 percent of UT faculty) have won 60 percent of the UT Office of Technology Commercialization’s Inventor of the Year awards
  • Peppas named as 2017 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics
  • 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
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 6 in the nation
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates

    Meet our Faculty

    Head shot of Dr. Brian Korgel, lead on the empathy mirror project
    Brian Korgel

    Professor Korgel works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science; Nanotechnology; with specific interests in Nanostructure assembly and organizational strategies; Development of new approaches for nanoscale material synthesis and applications, including photovoltaics, thin film transistors, lithium ion batteries and medicine.

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