• Jennifer Maynard’s Vaccine Research Showcased at SXSW

    Jennifer Maynard’s Vaccine Research Showcased at SXSW

    From health care devices and 3-D printing to connected cars, network with creators of the latest technology coming out of UT Austin.
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  • Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

    Ranked Among the Nation’s Best

    The department maintained its No. 6 standing in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s graduate program rankings, enhancing the university’s reputation for providing world-class engineering education.
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  • Groundbreaking Ceremony for Engineering Education and Research Center

    Groundbreaking Ceremony for Engineering Education and Research Center

    Hundreds came out to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking for engineering’s newest research center that will advance the Cockrell School’s elite status.
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  • Introducing UT Austin’s Very Own…Organism

    Introducing UT Austin’s Very Own…Organism

    Researchers in the Alper Lab uncover a new organism and name it after Bevo, the university's beloved Longhorn mascot.
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Did you know?

  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The department has 23 full-time faculty
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the McKetta graduate program No.6
  • The department has a network of more than 6,500 alumni world-wide
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • Faculty have won 20 percent of major awards from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers in recent years
  • The department has 30 graduate supervising faculty
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department hosts nine National Academy of Engineering members

    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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