• 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?

  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011

    Meet our Faculty

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    Michael Baldea

    Assistant Professor Baldea works in Modeling, simulation, optimization and control of process and energy systems with specific interests in Statically Equivalent Models for Simulation and Optimization of Complex Engineered Systems; Proactive Energy Management for Buildings: Optimal Operation and Strategic Decision Support; Fault Detection and Isolation for Multi-Scale Systems.

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