• 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 has two Institute of Medicine members
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students

    Meet our Faculty

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    Arumugam Manthiram

    Professor Manthiram works in Materials with specific interests in Clean energy materials; Electrochemical energy conversion and storage; Lithium ion batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and solar cells; Nanomaterials.

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