• 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?

  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has a network of more than 6,500 alumni world-wide

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    Adam Heller

    Professor Heller works in Bioengineering with specific interests in Bioelectrochemistry; Bioelectrocatalysis; Instrumentation for diabetes management; Diagnostic instrumentation.

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