• Powering the Future: New Lithium Extraction Technique

    Powering the Future: New Lithium Extraction Technique

    Benny Freeman is helping pioneer a new filtration technique to reduce the time it takes to extract lithium from the earth, which could vastly bolster the viability of electric vehicles.
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  • Novel Hydrogel Platform Enables On-demand Bioproduction

    Novel Hydrogel Platform Enables On-demand Bioproduction

    Texas ChE researchers publish a paper showcasing a hydrogel platform that could make it easier to access medicines in areas where pharmacies, doctor's offices or refrigeration are scarce.
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  • Grant Willson Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor

    Grant Willson Wins Engineering’s Highest Honor

    The National Academy of Engineering is honoring Willson for developing semiconductor materials used to manufacture microprocessors and memory chips for personal computers, mobile phones and motor vehicles.
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Facts & Congrats

  • Texas ChE graduate and undergraduate programs ranked #5 and #4 in the country, according to U.S. News and World Report
  • Our faculty (1 percent of UT faculty) have won 60 percent of the UT Office of Technology Commercialization’s Inventor of the Year awards
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • The department has a network of more than 7,000 alumni world-wide
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • Faculty have generated ~10 start-up companies

    Meet our Faculty

    Bruce R. Eldridge

    Distinguished Senior Lecturer Eldridge works in Energy and Environmental Engineering with specific interests in the development of separations technologies to meet current and future industrial needs..

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Upcoming Events

Tue 21

Seminar: Matthew Green, Arizona State University

April 21 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
May 05