• 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?

  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • Our faculty (1 percent of UT faculty) have won 60 percent of the UT Office of Technology Commercialization’s Inventor of the Year awards.
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year

    Meet our Faculty

    C. Buddie Mullins

    Assistant Department Chair & Professor Mullins works in Advanced Materials, Energy, Surface and Interface Science with specific interests in Materials Chemistry for Energy studies regarding solar photoelectrocatalysis; Catalysis of nano-structured surfaces; Materials for lithium-ion battery electrodes.

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