• Texas ChEs Compete in SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

    Texas ChEs Compete in SpaceX Hyperloop Competition

    Texas ChE undergrads compete in the SpaceX Hyperloop Design Weekend to create new method of high-speed, sustainable mass transit.
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  • Adam Heller Named 78th ECS Honorary Member

    Adam Heller Named 78th ECS Honorary Member

    Professor Emeritus Adam Heller named 78th ECS Honorary Member for exceptional contributions to the advancement of electrochemistry
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  • Why the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering?

    Why the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering?

    In the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering, there are endless opportunities for you to learn, invent, inspire and lead.
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  • Celebrating Our Centennial

    Celebrating Our Centennial

    Join us as we celebrate the department’s impact over the past century and look at how we are leading world-changing engineering education and research for the future.
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Did you know?

  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates

    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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