• 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 more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6

    Meet our Faculty

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    Christopher Ellison

    Assistant Professor Ellison works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Polymers; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Self-assembly and Properties of Nanostructured Polymers; Block copolymers; Synthesis of Polymers with Controlled Architectures; Nanocomposites; Relaxation and Diffusion Dynamics of Nanoconfined Polymers; Green Processing of Nanomaterials.

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