• Melinda Heidenreich Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

    Melinda Heidenreich Wins ChE Staff Spotlight Award

    Executive Assistant, Melinda Heidenreich, has been awarded the latest ChE Staff Spotlight Award.
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  • Texas ChE hosts Emerson Networking Lunch and Modernization Celebration

    Texas ChE hosts Emerson Networking Lunch and Modernization Celebration

    The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering hosted a celebratory Networking Lunch for undergraduate students with the company's leadership, recruiters, and alumni employed by the company.
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  • Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE

    Brian Korgel Elected to the NAE

    Brian Korgel has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering 2018 class for his work on nanocrystals, nanowires.
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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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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

    Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz

    Assistant Professor Hildebrandt Ruiz works in Environmental Engineering with specific interests in Air quality, focusing on atmospheric nanoparticles (“aerosols”).

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