• 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?

  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding

    Meet our Faculty

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    Venkat Ganesan

    Professor Ganesan works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Polymers; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Self-assembly in polymer-particle mixtures; Simulations of dynamics of self-assembled materials; Theory and simulation of rod-coil and crystallizable polymers; Simulations of structure and properties of materials for fuel cell and photovoltaic applications.

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