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the McKetta Department of
Chemical Engineering


Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program


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Graduate Chemical Engineering Program


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Hal Alper at machine

Joaquin Resasco Receives NSF CAREER Grant for his Work in Electrocatalysts


Assistant Professor Brian Belardi

Assistant Professor Brian Belardi Awarded Packard Science and Engineering Fellowship


Research Areas

  • Advanced Materials, Polymers & Nanotechnology Advanced Materials, Polymers & Nanotechnology

    Design and synthesis of inorganic and polymeric materials at the molecular level to achieve desirable properties for a wide range of applications

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  • Biotechnology Biotechnology

    Applying chemical engineering principles for the development of biochemical processes and biomedical applications

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  • Energy Energy

    The development of photovoltaics, catalysts for fuels from sunlight, and electrical energy generation and storage systems engineering for energy efficiency

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  • Environmental Engineering Environmental Engineering

    Programs to understand the fundamental science and engineering of air and water pollution, and to develop data for informed policy decisions. Process development for CO2 capture and sequestration

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  • Modeling & Simulation Modeling & Simulation

    The development and application of multiscale models and high performance computational simulations spanning atomic to continuum time and length scales

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  • Process Engineering Process Engineering

    Design, modeling, optimization, and control of petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and microelectronic processes

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Thursday, April 18

External Advisory Council Meeting

All Day

Tuesday, April 23

GLC Seminar: Advances in Lithography-based 3D Printing of Hydrogels

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Friday, May 10

2024 Graduation Reception

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM


Joaquin Resasco Receives NSF CAREER Grant for his Work in Electrocatalysts

Joaquin Resasco Catalysis Lab, with Harrison Lippie

Joaquin Resasco has received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER award for his work,

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Alumna and Professor Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Schmidt and Clemens named to National Academy of Engineering

The National Academy of Engineering has elected Christine E. Schmidt to the academy for 2024. 

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Professor Nicholas Peppas Featured in First Issue of Nature Chemical Engineering

Dr. Peppas in his lab (2022)

UT Austin Professor Nicholas Peppas, Sc.D. is among a handful of prestigious researchers whose publications are featured in the inaugural issue of Nature Chemical Engineering.

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Texas Engineers Receive Funds Through Joint French Science Program

Texas Engineers Nicolas Espinoza and Delia Milliron.

A pair of Texas Engineers are teaming up with scientists from France as part of a six-year-old collaborative research program.

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