• Welcome Dr. Nathaniel Lynd

    Welcome Dr. Nathaniel Lynd

    Meet the newest faculty member to join the department, Assistant Professor Nathaniel Lynd will be teaching materials science.
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  • New Institute Advances Health Care Solutions

    New Institute Advances Health Care Solutions

    The university is launching its first health care engineering institute, led by ChE Professor Nicholas Peppas, to develop technologies and treatments to improve patient quality of life.
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  • Staying On Top

    Staying On Top

    The Cockrell School maintained its standing as one of the top five best engineering programs in the world, according to the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities.
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Did you know?

  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • The department has a network of more than 6,500 alumni world-wide
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty

    Meet our Faculty

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    Grant Willson

    Professor Willson works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Microelectronics; Modeling, Simulation & Theory; Polymers with specific interests in Polymers, materials, and processes for microelectronics; Photoresists; Liquid crystals; Computer simulation; Mass transport studies; Kinetics; Graft polymerization; Biosensor arrays; Novel processes for producing nanometer scale structures.

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