• Sai Gourisankar Named Rhodes Scholar

    The ChE senior is one of 32 students nationwide being recognized for outstanding intellect, character, leadership and commitment to service.
    » Read more

  • Service to Society

    Professor Adam Heller receives a national service award from AIChE for revolutionizing diabetes management.
    » Read more

  • George Georgiou Named Inventor Of The Year

    The Office of Technology Commercialization honors Professor George Georgiou for developing ground-breaking medical treatments.
    » Read more

  • 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.
    » Read more

  • Taking Innovation Abroad

    Professor Brian Korgel is leading a new nanotechnology course in Barcelona, Spain.
    » Read more

  • 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.
    » Read more

Did you know?

  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • The department has a network of more than 6,000 alumni world-wide
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423

    Meet our Faculty

    Korgel, Brian
    Brian Korgel

    Professor Korgel works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science; Nanotechnology; with specific interests in Nanostructure assembly and organizational strategies; Development of new approaches for nanoscale material synthesis and applications, including photovoltaics, thin film transistors, lithium ion batteries and medicine.

Visit our faculty directory