• 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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  • UT Austin Ranked No. 30

    U.S. News & World Report has ranked UT Austin No. 30 in the world in its first-ever Global University Rankings.
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  • Taking Innovation Abroad

    Professor Brian Korgel is leading a new nanotechnology course in Barcelona, Spain.
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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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Did you know?

  • The department has a network of more than 6,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies

    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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