• Leading Carbon Capture and Storage Conference

    Gary Rochelle helps bring fellow world experts together to reduce carbon emissions.
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  • Five Great UT Ideas

    Adam Heller’s glucose monitoring technology was recently featured as a great UT invention worth knowing about.
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  • Undergrad Program Ranked No.6

    U.S. News & World Report recently ranked the department’s undergraduate program No.6, while the Cockrell School held its No.10 spot at the college level.
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  • Cockrell School Welcomes New Faculty

    Delia Milliron was one of fourteen engineers welcomed to the Forty Acres this semester. Read her Q&A to find out what she enjoys most about her field of nanostructured materials.
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Did you know?

  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty

    Meet our Faculty

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    Benny Freeman

    Professor Freeman works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Polymers; Separations with specific interests in Gas separation materials; Gas-vapor barrier materials; Membranes for water purification; Membrane module modeling.

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