• No. 19 in the World for High-Impact Research

    No. 19 in the World for High-Impact Research

    UT Austin ranked No. 19 in the world for high-impact science, according to the Nature Index, which tracks publication in the world’s top research journals.
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  • The Class of 2015: Where are they headed?

    The Class of 2015: Where are they headed?

    We graduated 186 chemical engineers this year who will go on to become researchers, educators and leaders to address major societal challenges—they are the builders of tomorrow.
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  • Introducing High School Students to Engineering

    Introducing High School Students to Engineering

    The department recently partnered with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers to host an outreach event for Central Texas high school students.
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Did you know?

  • We have 19 National Science Foundation Graduate Fellows
  • In the past 5 years, faculty have been issued 84 patents across 35 unique technologies
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • UT Austin ranks #28 in the world’s top universities, according to Times Higher Education
  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has a network of more than 6,500 alumni world-wide
  • The department has more than 700 undergraduate students
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members

    Meet our Faculty

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    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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