• 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?

  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)

    Meet our Faculty

    Buddie Mullins
    C. Buddie Mullins

    Assistant Department Chair & Professor Mullins works in Advanced Materials, Energy, Surface and Interface Science with specific interests in Materials Chemistry for Energy studies regarding solar photoelectrocatalysis; Catalysis of nano-structured surfaces; Materials for lithium-ion battery electrodes.

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