• David Allen Named Chair of the Institute for Sustainability

    The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has selected Prof. Allen to lead interdisciplinary efforts in sustainable and green engineering.
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  • Leading Biomolecular Engineers Meet Locally

    Associate Prof. Hal Alper recently co-chaired the 5th International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering at the Lost Pines Resort near Austin.
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Did you know?

  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • The department has a network of more than 6,500 alumni world-wide
  • 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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    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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