• UT Austin Ranked No. 30

    U.S. News & World Report has ranked UT Austin No. 30 in the world in its first-ever Global University Rankings.
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  • Happy 99th Birthday, Dr. McKetta!

    Prof. Emeritus John McKetta is turning 99! To mark the occasion, we invite alumni and friends to make a birthday gift in his honor to the Challenge for McKetta.
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  • Taking Innovation Abroad

    Professor Brian Korgel is leading a new nanotechnology course in Barcelona, Spain
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  • Remembering Robert S. Schechter

    The beloved professor emeritus taught engineering at UT Austin for 41 years.
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  • Undergrad Program Ranked No.6

    U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the department’s undergraduate program No.6, while the Cockrell School held its No.10 spot at the college level.
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Did you know?

  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world

    Meet our Faculty

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    Adam Heller

    Professor Heller works in Bioengineering with specific interests in Bioelectrochemistry; Bioelectrocatalysis; Instrumentation for diabetes management; Diagnostic instrumentation.

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