• Machine Learning Provides New Insights Into Cellular Biology

    Machine Learning Provides New Insights Into Cellular Biology

    A new study unravels mechanistic insights into how cells respond to their environment.
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  • Better Water Purification Methods Are Aim of New Research Center

    Better Water Purification Methods Are Aim of New Research Center

    A new cross-disciplinary, multi-university center led by Benny Freeman and other Texas engineers aims to address basic knowledge gaps in the development of next-gen water purification technologies.
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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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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

    Adam Heller

    Professor Heller works in Bioengineering with specific interests in Bioelectrochemistry; Bioelectrocatalysis; Instrumentation for diabetes management; Diagnostic instrumentation.

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