• Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103

    Beloved Longhorn and Chemical Engineering Legend John J. McKetta Jr. Dies at 103

    For more than 70 years, he called Texas ChE home. We celebrate his life and legacy.
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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

    Roger Bonnecaze

    Professor Bonnecaze works in Advanced Materials; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Rheology of complex fluids; Immersion and imprint lithography; Self-assembly of nanoparticulate films; Modeling of the formation of oil reservoirs.

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