• 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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  • Tammy McDade Retires After 28 Years of Service

    Tammy McDade Retires After 28 Years of Service

    Tammy McDade, senior administrative associate, is retiring from the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering after 28 years of service.
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  • Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

    Korgel, Milliron Lead Research and Education Efforts of $15.6M Center for Materials Research

    The Center aims to discover new types of materials for use in many applications including energy storage, medical devices and more.
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  • Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

    Department to Co-Lead $20M NSF Center To Convert Natural Gas Into Transportation Fuels

    The project could secure U.S. energy independence, lower energy costs and provide a lower carbon footprint to a future sustainable energy economy.
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Facts & Congrats

  • 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
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world

    Meet our Faculty

    Keith Johnston

    Professor Johnston works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Microelectronics; Polymers; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Particle engineering including nanotechnology; Drug delivery; Polymer thin films including nanocrystal composites; Environmentally responsible processing with solvents including carbon dioxide for materials science and separation processes; Carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery .

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