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Biotech senior research scientist and Texas ChE alum, Dr. Julie Fogarty, talks with Ph.D. student Dalton Towers.

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Research Areas

  • woman at desk holding piece of film Advanced Materials, Polymers & Nanotechnology

    Design and synthesis of inorganic and polymeric materials at the molecular level to achieve desirable properties for a wide range of applications

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  • person in lab wearing gloves holding pipette Biotechnology

    Applying chemical engineering principles for the development of biochemical processes and biomedical applications

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  • man in lab wearing orange glasses holding light Energy

    The development of photovoltaics, catalysts for fuels from sunlight, and electrical energy generation and storage systems engineering for energy efficiency

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  • three people in lab coats looking at beaker Environmental Engineering

    Programs to understand the fundamental science and engineering of air and water pollution, and to develop data for informed policy decisions. Process development for CO2 capture and sequestration

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  • woman and man looking and pointing at computer screen Modeling & Simulation

    The development and application of multiscale models and high performance computational simulations spanning atomic to continuum time and length scales

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  • close up of hands holding computer chip plugged in Process Engineering

    Design, modeling, optimization, and control of petrochemical, pharmaceutical, and microelectronic processes

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Texas ChE Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

The McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering is proud to announce three new faculty members who will join the department in 2023 and 2024.

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James R. Fair Process Science and Technology Center

Eliminating CO2 Emissions from Manufacturing the Goal of Major Research Alliance

An alliance of nine universities, three national labs and 37 companies will tackle one of the biggest hurdles to decarbonizing manufacturing: carbon dioxide emissions from generating process heat.

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Class of 2023: Where are they headed?

Class of 2023: Where are they Headed?

2023 graduates experienced college differently. In March of 2020 COVID abruptly halted in-person classes...

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Strategic Seed Grant Research Program Bolsters Energy Innovation Initiatives

The Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin announces its 2023 Strategic Energy Seed Grant Program research teams, made possible by corporate partners Chevron, Shell, SLB and longtime University of Texas at Austin supporters ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips.

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