• Welcome Dr. Nathaniel Lynd

    Welcome Dr. Nathaniel Lynd

    Meet the newest faculty member to join the department, Assistant Professor Nathaniel Lynd will be teaching materials science.
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  • New Institute Advances Health Care Solutions

    New Institute Advances Health Care Solutions

    The university is launching its first health care engineering institute, led by ChE Professor Nicholas Peppas, to develop technologies and treatments to improve patient quality of life.
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  • Staying On Top

    Staying On Top

    The Cockrell School maintained its standing as one of the top five best engineering programs in the world, according to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
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Did you know?

  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies

    Meet our Faculty

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    David Allen

    Professor Allen works in Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences with specific interests in Atmospheric chemistry; Urban air quality and pollution prevention; Environmental and industrial reaction engineering.

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