• Alumni in Academia

    Alumni in Academia

    Five alumni share their experiences working in academia and stories of how our department aided them to where they are today.
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  • ‘Empathy Mirror’ to Foster Understanding Among People with Different Perspectives

    ‘Empathy Mirror’ to Foster Understanding Among People with Different Perspectives

    Professor Brian Korgel and his team will develop a prototype device that can immerse a participant in the mind and body of another individual.
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  • Alumnus Recognized As Mentor of the Year

    Alumnus Recognized As Mentor of the Year

    Alumnus Sam Crowther (B.S. '57) wins 2016 Mentor of the Year awards from Lake Travis ISD, Bee Cave Elementary and West Cypress Hills Elementary in Austin, Texas.
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  • Alumna Joan Brennecke To Join Faculty

    Alumna Joan Brennecke To Join Faculty

    An expert in energy and sustainability, Brennecke will join our faculty in 2017 and is one of the first to receive funding from the Texas Gov.'s new University Research Initiative.
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Did you know?

  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies

    Meet our Faculty

    Headshot of Professor Benny Freeman
    Benny Freeman

    Professor Freeman works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Polymers; Separations with specific interests in Gas separation materials; Gas-vapor barrier materials; Membranes for water purification; Membrane module modeling.

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