• Jennifer Maynard’s Vaccine Research Showcased at SXSW

    Jennifer Maynard’s Vaccine Research Showcased at SXSW

    From health care devices and 3-D printing to connected cars, network with creators of the latest technology coming out of UT Austin.
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  • Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

    Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

    The department maintained its No. 6 standing in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s graduate program rankings, enhancing the university’s reputation for providing world-class engineering education.
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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for Engineering Education and Research Center

    Groundbreaking Ceremony for Engineering Education and Research Center

    Hundreds came out to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking for engineering’s newest research center that will advance the Cockrell School’s elite status.
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  • Introducing UT Austin’s Very Own…Organism

    Introducing UT Austin’s Very Own…Organism

    Researchers in the Alper Lab uncover a new organism and name it after Bevo, the university's beloved Longhorn mascot.
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Did you know?

  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members

    Meet our Faculty

    Rochelle, Gary
    Gary Rochelle

    Professor Rochelle works in Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Separations with specific interests in CO2 capture from coal-fired power plants by aqueous amine scrubbing; mass transfer with fast reaction in the boundary layer.

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