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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

Research Aims to Eliminate Peanut Allergies

Dr. Harvinder Singh Gill is leading a team of researchers at Texas Tech University focussing on eliminating peanut allergies through a $ 3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, a division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). "The overall goal of this grant is to create an immunotherapy for peanut allergies," 
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ChE Seminar Series

Nov 16alan
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
Nature Inspired Fibrillar Adhesives: Controlling Adhesion with Geometry and Material Gradients
Burak Aksak
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Texas Tech University

Nov 30alan
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
Protein Assembly to Create Therapeutic Materials
Julie Champion
Associate Professor School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology

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Chemical Engineering