• 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?

  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students

    Meet our Faculty

    Rochelle, Gary
    Gary Rochelle

    Professor Rochelle works in Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Separations with specific interests in CO2 capture from coal-fired power plants by aqueous amine scrubbing; mass transfer with fast reaction in the boundary layer.

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