• 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?

  • Texas employed 30 percent of chemical engineers nationwide in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Labor—three times the next closest state, California.
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty

    Meet our Faculty

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    Arumugam Manthiram

    Professor Manthiram works in Materials with specific interests in Clean energy materials; Electrochemical energy conversion and storage; Lithium ion batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and solar cells; Nanomaterials.

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