• Greg Fenves Officially Named UT Austin President

    Greg Fenves Officially Named UT Austin President

    Gregory L. Fenves, Cockrell School Dean for 5 Years, will assume the role of President in June.
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  • Why UT Is The Energy University

    Why UT Is The Energy University

    ChE professors Tom Edgar and Brian Korgel are included in the first article of a series of stories examining UT’s strengths as the energy university.
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  • Five Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

    Five Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows

    Department students have earned more NSF Fellowships than any other chemical engineering program nationwide over the past three years, see our 2015 recipients.
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  • Researchers Selected for Startup Business Plan Competition

    Researchers Selected for Startup Business Plan Competition

    Taylor Harvey and Aaron Chockla will participate in the world's largest student startup competition soon and they need your vote!
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Did you know?

  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty

    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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