• Raising A Future Scientist

    Professors Michael Baldea and Lydia Contreras launch a program to engage underrepresented middle schoolers in STEM education.
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  • Top-Ranked Graduate Programs

    The department’s graduate program maintained its No.6 spot in the latest U.S. News and World Report rankings, while the Cockrell School rose to No. 10.
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  • AIChE Retains E-Week Title

    For the second year in a row, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers student chapter has been crowned champions of Engineering Week.
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  • Peppas Elected to the Academy of Athens

    In recognition of his scientific contributions, Prof. Peppas has been inducted to the Academy of Athens. He is one of three UT Austin professors to have ever received this honor.
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  • Seniors Start A Legacy

    Six seniors have each pledged $5,000 over five years to create a Senior Class Endowment that will fund undergraduate research opportunities and teaching incentives. They hope others give, too.
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Did you know?

  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • The department has a network of more than 6,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta undergraduate program No. 9
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $72,800
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty

    Meet our Faculty

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    Jennifer Maynard

    Assistant Professor Maynard works in Bioengineering with specific interests in Control of cellular immunity through manipulation of T cell receptor interactions; Reverse-engineer pathogenic strategies used by bacterial pathogens for biotechnological applications; Apply protein engineering approaches to issues in structural biology .

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