Grenadian Abegayl Thomas-McMillan can now call herself Dr Thomas-McMillian. She has earned it after graduating with a Phd in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Arlington last August.
About the Phd Chemistry Programme at University of Texas
The graduate program in Chemistry at The University of Texas at Austin comprises about 200 graduate students and offers programs leading to the Ph.D. degree in four major areas of chemistry: analytical, inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry.
In each specialization there are numerous programs of research directed by renowned chemists, many of whom are leaders in their respective fields.
The University of Texas at Austin ranked in the top 50 of the world’s elite universities in the 2018 The Times Higher Education World University Rankings, considered one of the most authoritative assessments of universities.
UT Austin’s Chemistry graduate program is ranked among the top 15 departments in North America, according to U.S. News and World Report (2019 ed.), maintaining excellent standings in the traditional areas of chemistry (4th in analytical, 16th in organic, and 14th in physical) and making significant contributions to the emergent areas of chemical biology and material science. The Nature Index, a new ranking from the prestigious journal Nature, rates The University of Texas at Austin No. 22 among the world’s most productive scientific research institutions. UT Austin Chemistry ranked 11th most productive among US universities.