• No. 19 in the World for High-Impact Research

    No. 19 in the World for High-Impact Research

    UT Austin ranked No. 19 in the world for high-impact science, according to the Nature Index, which tracks publication in the world’s top research journals.
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  • The Class of 2015: Where are they headed?

    The Class of 2015: Where are they headed?

    We graduated 186 chemical engineers this year who will go on to become researchers, educators and leaders to address major societal challenges—they are the builders of tomorrow.
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  • Introducing High School Students to Engineering

    Introducing High School Students to Engineering

    The department recently partnered with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to host an outreach event for Central Texas high school students.
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Did you know?

  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6

    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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