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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

Feb 15hu
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
Authentic Leadership
Gary Frashier
Past CEO and Chairman
OSI Pharmaceuticals

March 01 hu
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Livermore Center 101
Polymer Nanoparticle Composites
for Bio-applications
Jessica Winter
Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering
The Ohio State University

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Chemical Engineering