Graduate Program Overview
The Department of Chemical Engineering’s Graduate Program at Texas Tech University is dynamic and internationally visible. The
faculty and graduate students carry out federal, state, and industrial−funded research with a
mix of experimental and theoretical/computational approaches to these subjects. Stipends are available to qualified Ph.D. candidates.
To find out more about admissions and the requirements, please visit our Graduate Admissions webpage.
If you would like to know more information about the Department of Chemical Engineering’s Graduate Program that you are not able to find on our website, please feel free and contact Dr. Rajesh Khare.
- The Department of Chemical Engineering has fifteen faculty members, including Dr. Al Sacco, Jr., Dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering, each of whom have extensive fundamental and applied research experience that is balanced by strong industrial experiences of several faculty members.
- The Department of Chemical Engineering’s research focuses include Bioengineering; Polymers, Materials, and Rheology; Computational Methods in Chemical Engineering; and Process Control and Optimization.
- In fiscal year 2011, the Department of Chemical Engineering spent more than $4.4 million to support graduate research projects.
- Texas Tech University is located in Lubbock, Texas, (click here to view the map) which is a growing metropolitan city of more than 200,000 people and is located on top of the caprock on the South Plains of Texas. The city offers an upscale lifestyle that blends well with old−fashioned Texas hospitality and southwestern food and culture.