• Carol Assadourian Wins Staff Spotlight Award 

    Carol Assadourian Wins Staff Spotlight Award 

    Carol Assadourian, Senior Administrative Associate, has been selected to receive the Fall 2018 Staff Spotlight Award. 
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  • Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award

    Hal Alper receives AIChE’s Allan P. Colburn award

    Alper was nominated and selected for his seminal contributions in the field of biochemical engineering.
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  • Shell supports student learning through process safety course

    Shell supports student learning through process safety course

    This spring, Shell partnered with the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering to deliver an updated section of CHE 364S Chemical Process Safety.
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  • Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner

    Travis Dong Named 2018 Senior Class Gift Award Winner

    The third award from the Texas ChE Senior Class Gift Endowment has been presented to senior Ziyue (Travis) Dong for his outstanding accomplishments as a class tutor.
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Facts & Congrats

  • Texas ChE ranked #4 undergraduate program for chemical engineering, according to the 2019 U.S. News and World Report
  • McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering ranked #1 U.S. public program for chemical engineering in 2018 Shanghai Rankings
  • 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

    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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