• Service to Society

    Professor Adam Heller receives a national service award from AIChE for revolutionizing diabetes management.
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  • George Georgiou Named Inventor Of The Year

    The Office of Technology Commercialization honors Professor George Georgiou for developing ground-breaking medical treatments.
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  • 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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  • Taking Innovation Abroad

    Professor Brian Korgel is leading a new nanotechnology course in Barcelona, Spain.
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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 has two Institute of Medicine members
  • 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
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies

    Meet our Faculty

    Buddie Mullins
    C. Buddie Mullins

    Assistant Department Chair & Professor Mullins works in Advanced Materials, Energy, Surface and Interface Science with specific interests in Materials Chemistry for Energy studies regarding solar photoelectrocatalysis; Catalysis of nano-structured surfaces; Materials for lithium-ion battery electrodes.

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