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Russell School of Chemical Engineering

The Russell School of Chemical Engineering at TU equips engineering undergraduate students with the skills to solve industrial problems through progressive coursework, rigorous design projects and optional research. Graduate students are guided through advanced coursework and research projects to a more theoretical understanding of the field. Our faculty educates individuals to use chemistry, physics, mathematics and engineering for the advancement of and solutions to social problems through technological innovation.

New TU grads place first in 2023 AIChE student design competitions

Four recent graduates from The University of Tulsa’s College of Engineering & Computer Science who participated in the 2023 AIChE Student Design Challenge received first place in the William A. Cunningham Award for their outstanding work. They are 2023 alumni Nicolaus Braun, Megan Herrington, Kylee J. Reed, and Zaina Sammur. Professor Ty Johannes and Professor Emeritus Keith Wisecarver served as faculty advisers.

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    • Department Faculty

      Our distinguished faculty comprises accomplished scholars, dedicated educators, and experts in their respective fields. With a commitment to fostering academic excellence, they engage students in innovative and collaborative learning experiences, preparing them for success in a rapidly evolving world. At TU, our faculty members not only impart knowledge but also inspire and mentor students, creating a dynamic and enriching educational environment.

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    • Department Facilities

      Equipped with cutting-edge technology and resources, our classrooms, laboratories, and libraries provide students with unparalleled opportunities to explore, discover, and excel in their academic pursuits. From collaborative study spaces to specialized research labs, our facilities are designed to inspire innovation and support the academic success of our diverse student community.


    • Research

      The Russell School of Chemical Engineering is proud of the cutting-edge, transformative research activities conducted by its graduate students and faculty. Our faculty have diverse research interests in many areas of chemical engineering, including energy (both traditional and alternative), process modeling and simulation, and biological/environmental engineering. For more information about individual research interests, please contact our faculty.

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    Keplinger Hall 3495 The University of Tulsa 800 South Tucker Drive Tulsa, Oklahoma 74104 Ty Johannes, Chair 918-631-2947

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