• The Inaugural Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers Banquet

    The Inaugural Academy of Distinguished Chemical Engineers Banquet

    Thirty alumni were inducted into our inaugural class of Academy honorees during the Academy ceremony and banquet April 21.
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  • Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

    Nicholas Peppas Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences  

    Dr. Peppas joins some of the world’s most accomplished scholars, scientists, writers and artists as well as civic, business and philanthropic leaders in the 237th AAAS class.
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  • Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz Honored by National Science Foundation with Early CAREER Award

    Lea Hildebrandt Ruiz Honored by National Science Foundation with Early CAREER Award

    Dr. Hildebrandt Ruiz and her team will receive more than $620K to fund her research on air pollution.
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  • Graduate Program Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings

    Graduate Program Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report’s Rankings

    Texas ChE rose to No. 6 in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 graduate program rankings.
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Did you know?

  • The department has approximately 190 graduate students
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Department faculty and students have made up 15 percent of AIChE Institute Lecturers since 1949
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 3 in the nation
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding

    Meet our Faculty

    C. Buddie Mullins

    Assistant Department Chair & Professor Mullins works in Advanced Materials, Energy, Surface and Interface Science with specific interests in Materials Chemistry for Energy studies regarding solar photoelectrocatalysis; Catalysis of nano-structured surfaces; Materials for lithium-ion battery electrodes.

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