• 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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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for Engineering Education and Research Center

    Groundbreaking Ceremony for Engineering Education and Research Center

    Hundreds came out to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking for engineering’s newest research center that will advance the Cockrell School’s elite status.
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  • Introducing UT Austin’s Very Own…Organism

    Introducing UT Austin’s Very Own…Organism

    Researchers in the Alper Lab uncover a new organism and name it after Bevo, the university's beloved Longhorn mascot.
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Did you know?

  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year

    Meet our Faculty

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    Gyeong Hwang

    Professor Hwang works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Computational chemistry and materials science; Doping and defect engineering in electronic materials; Surface chemsitry and catalysis; Modeling of energy and catalytic materials for fuel cells, supercapacitors, Li ion batteries, thermoelectrics, and photovoltaics.

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