• 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?

  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The department has a network of more than 6,000 alumni world-wide
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty

    Meet our Faculty

    John Ekerdt

    Associate Dean for Research & Professor Ekerdt works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Electronic materials chemistry; Thin film growth kinetics and chemistry; Barrier materials; Biomass conversion kinetics and chemistry.

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