• UT Remembers: Howard Rase and Robert Schechter

    UT Remembers: Howard Rase and Robert Schechter

    In honor of UT Remembers Day, we reflect upon the impact these two great educators made on students here at the Forty Acres.
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  • ChE Students Win BASF Team Chemistry Challenge

    ChE Students Win BASF Team Chemistry Challenge

    ChE students dominated the top two winning teams of the recent competition to make UT sports events more sustainable.
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  • Bella Goren Named Distinguished Engineering Graduate

    Bella Goren Named Distinguished Engineering Graduate

    The former Chief Financial Officer for American Airlines and AMR Corporation is one of six Cockrell School graduates recognized this year.
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  • Why UT Is The Energy University

    Why UT Is The Energy University

    ChE professors Tom Edgar and Brian Korgel are included in the first article of a series of stories examining UT’s strengths as the energy university.
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Did you know?

  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • 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
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students

    Meet our Faculty

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    Grant Willson

    Professor Willson works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Polymers with specific interests in Polymers, materials, and processes for microelectronics; Photoresists; Liquid crystals; Computer simulation; Mass transport studies; Kinetics; Graft polymerization; Biosensor arrays; Novel processes for producing nanometer scale structures.

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