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the McKetta Department of
Chemical Engineering

#9

Undergraduate Chemical Engineering Program

$2.5M

Awarded in Scholarships

#7

Graduate Chemical Engineering Program

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Hal Alper

Hal Alper elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Texas AIChE student chapter revives the McKetta Picnic

Texas AIChE student chapter revives the McKetta Picnic

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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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Events

Tuesday, August 06

Houston Networking Happy Hour

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Thursday, November 07

Alumni Weekend Kickoff: Networking Happy Hour

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Friday, November 08

Alumni Weekend: Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers Banquet

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

News

Professor of Practice Tom Badgwell Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Badgwell receives lifetime achievement award at AACC Conference

Congratulations to Thomas A. Badgwell (Ph.D. '92) on receiving the Babatunde A. Ogunnaike Control Practice Award from American Automatic Control Council.

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Professor Hal Alper Elected to IAMBE

Hal Alper has been elected to the International Academy of Medical and Biological Engineering, a select group of innovators recognized for their outstanding contributions to the medical and biological engineering professions.

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Nicholas Peppas Receives 2024 Global Biomaterials Leadership Award

Nicholas Peppas Receives 2024 Global Biomaterials Leadership Award

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Three Texas ChE Graduate Students receive Chevron Energy Graduate Fellowship Endowment

The Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin is pleased to announce the recipients of the Chevron Energy Graduate Fellowship Endowment.

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