• Why UT Is The Energy University

    Why UT Is The Energy University

    ChE professors Tom Edgar and Brian Korgel are included in the first article of a series of stories examining UT’s strengths as the energy university.
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  • Five Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

    Five Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

    Department students have earned more NSF Fellowships than any other chemical engineering program nationwide over the past three years, see our 2015 recipients.
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  • Researchers Selected for Startup Business Plan Competition

    Researchers Selected for Startup Business Plan Competition

    Taylor Harvey and Aaron Chockla will participate in the world's largest student startup competition soon and they need your vote!
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  • A Century of Advancing Women in Engineering

    A Century of Advancing Women in Engineering

    A look at historic moments for women in engineering at UT Austin over the past 100 years.
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Did you know?

  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • 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
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)

    Meet our Faculty

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    Gyeong Hwang

    Professor Hwang works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Computational chemistry and materials science; Doping and defect engineering in electronic materials; Surface chemsitry and catalysis; Modeling of energy and catalytic materials for fuel cells, supercapacitors, Li ion batteries, thermoelectrics, and photovoltaics.

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