• David Allen Named Chair of the Institute for Sustainability

    The American Institute of Chemical Engineers has selected Prof. Allen to lead interdisciplinary efforts in sustainable and green engineering.
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  • Leading Biomolecular Engineers Meet Locally

    Associate Prof. Hal Alper recently co-chaired the 5th International Conference on Biomolecular Engineering at the Lost Pines Resort near Austin.
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Did you know?

  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The National Research Council ranks the department #2 (regressions based)
  • 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 more than 700 undergraduate students
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs

    Meet our Faculty

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    Grant Willson

    Professor Willson works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Polymers with specific interests in Polymers, materials, and processes for microelectronics; Photoresists; Liquid crystals; Computer simulation; Mass transport studies; Kinetics; Graft polymerization; Biosensor arrays; Novel processes for producing nanometer scale structures.

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