• Former Texas Engineering Dean Finalist for UT Austin President

    Former Texas Engineering Dean Finalist for UT Austin President

    Greg Fenves has been named the sole finalist in the search for the university’s next president.
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  • A Century of Advancing Women in Engineering

    A Century of Advancing Women in Engineering

    A look at historic moments for women in engineering at UT Austin over the past 100 years.
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  • 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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Did you know?

  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938

    Meet our Faculty

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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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