• 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 hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • 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

    Meet our Faculty

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    Thomas Edgar

    Professor Edgar works in Energy; Microelectronics; Process Systems and Engineering; Separations with specific interests in Control system monitoring and diagnosis; Modeling and control of microelectronics manufacturing; Optimization of energy systems .

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