• 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?

  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education

    Meet our Faculty

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    Michael Baldea

    Assistant Professor Baldea works in Modeling, simulation, optimization and control of process and energy systems with specific interests in Statically Equivalent Models for Simulation and Optimization of Complex Engineered Systems; Proactive Energy Management for Buildings: Optimal Operation and Strategic Decision Support; Fault Detection and Isolation for Multi-Scale Systems.

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