• 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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Did you know?

  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has a network of more than 6,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423

    Meet our Faculty

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    Grant Willson

    Professor Willson works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Polymers with specific interests in Polymers, materials, and processes for microelectronics; Photoresists; Liquid crystals; Computer simulation; Mass transport studies; Kinetics; Graft polymerization; Biosensor arrays; Novel processes for producing nanometer scale structures.

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