• 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 has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6

    Meet our Faculty

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    Donald Paul

    Professor Paul works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Polymers; Separation with specific interests in Materials; Polymers; Membranes; Composites.

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