About The Department


ChE students in the lab

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. Our undergraduate chemical engineering program is ranked #8 and our graduate chemical engineering program is ranked #7 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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