• 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?

  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6

    Meet our Faculty

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    Thomas Edgar

    Professor Edgar works in Energy; Microelectronics; Process Systems and Engineering; Separations with specific interests in Control system monitoring and diagnosis; Modeling and control of microelectronics manufacturing; Optimization of energy systems .

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