• Former Texas Engineering Dean Finalist for UT Austin President

    Former Texas Engineering Dean Finalist for UT Austin President

    Greg Fenves has been named the sole finalist in the search for the university’s next president.
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  • A Century of Advancing Women in Engineering

    A Century of Advancing Women in Engineering

    A look at historic moments for women in engineering at UT Austin over the past 100 years.
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  • Jennifer Maynard’s Vaccine Research Showcased at SXSW

    Jennifer Maynard’s Vaccine Research Showcased at SXSW

    From health care devices and 3-D printing to connected cars, network with creators of the latest technology coming out of UT Austin.
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  • Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

    Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

    The department maintained its No. 6 standing in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s graduate program rankings, enhancing the university’s reputation for providing world-class engineering education.
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Did you know?

  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6

    Meet our Faculty

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    Keith Johnston

    Professor Johnston works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Microelectronics; Polymers; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Particle engineering including nanotechnology; Drug delivery; Polymer thin films including nanocrystal composites; Environmentally responsible processing with solvents including carbon dioxide for materials science and separation processes; Carbon dioxide enhanced oil recovery .

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