Chemical engineers discover and implement new products and processes that are useful and economical. Students benefit from an in-depth curriculum, small class sizes, outstanding laboratory facilities, and collaborative research opportunities with faculty. Graduates are well-equipped to tackle the challenges of this rapidly changing field and secure top-notch jobs and graduate school placements.



Our laboratory space of more than 7,400 square feet has equipment unmatched by schools of our size and many larger ones as well.  A major part of it is used for undergraduate instruction.

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The department's research activities focus on four areas:  environmental engineering, interfacial phenomena, micro and nanoscale fabrication, and molecular bioengineering.

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Students can take advantage of industrial internships and both off- and on-campus research.

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