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Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech University. We provide broad-based programs resulting in B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees. With eighteen tenure-track or tenured faculty members, one professor of practice, and one research professor, the department serves over 500 undergraduates and over 80 graduate students.

The department prides itself on its commitment to excellence in all areas of teaching, research, and service. Our faculty scholarly productivity is ranked in the top 50 according to Academic Analytics, and we have a strong undergraduate curriculum with hands-on learning and pragmatic instruction from faculty with industrial experience. The graduate program is equally dynamic with the very best students working with award-winning faculty on state-of-the-art research. Take a look at our news and web pages to learn more about Chemical Engineering at Texas Tech!

Featured Research

Painless Allergy Immunotherapy

Dr. Harvinder Singh Gill, an associate professor of chemical engineering at Texas Tech University, has been awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study the use of microneedles for painless allergy immunotherapy. The goal of Gill's research is to develop a novel minimally-invasive cutaneous immunotherapy (CIT) using allergen-coated microneedles.
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ChE Seminar Series

SEPT 21alan
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
A macro-micro modeling approach to determine in-situ heart valve interstitial cell contractile behaviors in native and synthetic environments
Michael Sacks
Professor, Biomedical Engineering
University of Texas

SEPT 26alan
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
Mentoring Seminar: Life after Graduation - My Experiences in Industry
Robert Fullerton
Project Engineer

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Chemical Engineering