• UT Remembers: Howard Rase and Robert Schechter

    UT Remembers: Howard Rase and Robert Schechter

    In honor of UT Remembers Day, we reflect upon the impact these two great educators made on students here at the Forty Acres.
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  • ChE Students Win BASF Team Chemistry Challenge

    ChE Students Win BASF Team Chemistry Challenge

    ChE students dominated the top two winning teams of the recent competition to make UT sports events more sustainable.
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  • Bella Goren Named Distinguished Engineering Graduate

    Bella Goren Named Distinguished Engineering Graduate

    The former Chief Financial Officer for American Airlines and AMR Corporation is one of six Cockrell School graduates recognized this year.
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  • Why UT Is The Energy University

    Why UT Is The Energy University

    ChE professors Tom Edgar and Brian Korgel are included in the first article of a series of stories examining UT’s strengths as the energy university.
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Did you know?

  • Five faculty members are among the top 25 most cited chemical engineers in the world
  • The average starting salary for Ph.D. graduates is $95,423
  • More than 100 department alumni have gone on to be faculty members around the world
  • The department generates $20 million in annual research funding
  • The department has two National Medal of Technology and Innovation Laureates
  • The department has a network of more than 6,500 alumni world-wide
  • The department has two Institute of Medicine members
  • Our students received more National Science Foundation Fellowships than any other ChE department for 2013 and 2014
  • Our faculty publish an average of 250 papers per year
  • U.S. News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program No. 6

    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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