• 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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  • SXSW Features John McKetta in Faces of Austin Exhibit

    SXSW Features John McKetta in Faces of Austin Exhibit

    Watch "A Century of Change: A Short Film About John McKetta", premiered at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival's Faces of Austin Exhibit.
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  • RSVP For Our Spring Events

    RSVP For Our Spring Events

    Join us for a weekend filled with Texas ChE events, including our first-ever Academy of Distinguished Engineers Banquet.
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  • Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

    Delia Milliron to Receive 2017 Norman Hackerman Award

    Dr. Milliron is being recognized for her leadership in chemical research and nanomaterials.
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Did you know?

  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks our undergraduate program No. 3 in the nation
  • UT Austin has the lowest cost of living compared to other Top 10 ChE programs
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • Texas employed 30 percent of chemical engineers nationwide in 2014, according to the U.S. Department of Labor—three times the next closest state, California.
  • Average starting salary for B.S. graduates is $73,938
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies

    Meet our Faculty

    Headshot of Professor Benny Freeman
    Benny Freeman

    Professor Freeman works in Advanced Materials; Bioengineering; Energy; Environmental Engineering and Sciences; Polymers; Separations with specific interests in Gas separation materials; Gas-vapor barrier materials; Membranes for water purification; Membrane module modeling.

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