• 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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  • Happy 99th Birthday, Dr. McKetta!

    Prof. Emeritus John McKetta is turning 99! To mark the occasion, we invite alumni and friends to make a birthday gift in his honor to the Challenge for McKetta.
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  • Taking Innovation Abroad

    Professor Brian Korgel is leading a new nanotechnology course in Barcelona, Spain
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  • Remembering Robert S. Schechter

    The beloved professor emeritus taught engineering at UT Austin for 41 years.
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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 approximately 190 graduate students
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world

    Meet our Faculty

    Sharma, Mukul
    Mukul Sharma

    Professor Sharma works in with specific interests in Formation damage; Petrophysics; Fluid flow in porous media.

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