Thomas F. Edgar

Associate Dean, College of Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
1990 DESA Recipient
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  • B.S. Chemical Engineering, 1967

Thomas F. Edgar’s research in process control and optimization, as well as his dedication to students and engineering education, have earned him the respect of chemical engineers throughout the world.

One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times