• 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.
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  • Service to Society

    Professor Adam Heller receives a national service award from AIChE for revolutionizing diabetes management.
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  • George Georgiou Named Inventor Of The Year

    The Office of Technology Commercialization honors Professor George Georgiou for developing ground-breaking medical treatments.
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  • 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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  • Taking Innovation Abroad

    Professor Brian Korgel is leading a new nanotechnology course in Barcelona, Spain.
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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 more than 700 undergraduate students
  • Faculty have produced six successful start-up companies
  • Department faculty were awarded the highest number of patents at UT Austin in 2010-2011
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • The department has a network of more than 6,000 alumni world-wide
  • 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
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members

    Meet our Faculty

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    Gyeong Hwang

    Professor Hwang works in Advanced Materials; Energy; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Microelectronics; Surface & Interface Science with specific interests in Computational chemistry and materials science; Doping and defect engineering in electronic materials; Surface chemsitry and catalysis; Modeling of energy and catalytic materials for fuel cells, supercapacitors, Li ion batteries, thermoelectrics, and photovoltaics.

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