About The Department

At the McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, we lead pioneering research in vital areas such as energy and the environment, human health, materials and manufacturing. We educate students who go on to transform industries, benefit society and improve quality of life. Both our undergraduate and graduate chemical engineering programs are ranked #4 in the country by U.S. News & World Report. And with more than 7,000 alumni around the planet innovating, inventing, and leading, we embody the UT vision: what starts here changes the world.

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