• Sai Gourisankar Named Rhodes Scholar

    The ChE senior is one of 32 students nationwide being recognized for outstanding intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service.
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  • 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 approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty

    Meet our Faculty

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    Jennifer Maynard

    Assistant Professor Maynard works in Bioengineering with specific interests in Control of cellular immunity through manipulation of T cell receptor interactions; Reverse-engineer pathogenic strategies used by bacterial pathogens for biotechnological applications; Apply protein engineering approaches to issues in structural biology .

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