Chemical Engineering

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Chemical Engineering LabChemical engineering touches virtually every facet of our lives. Chemical engineers combine a wide range of disciplines to turn raw materials into life-saving medicines, innovative renewable energy sources, unique polymers and more.

Our program places an emphasis on hands-on learning and offers undergraduate students a chance to conduct sophisticated research with real world impacts. To build a specialty, students participate in one of three tracks: general, biology or pharmaceutical.

Graduates receive some of the highest salaries of those holding undergraduate degrees and are actively sought after by some of the most esteemed global companies and research institutions.

 

Department Spotlights

Sheldon Whitehouse

Sen. Whitehouse Visits

U.S. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and business executives visited the college in March 2014 to discuss composites research in the college.

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Bose and Bothun

Tiny Weapons to Combat Big Oil Spills

After more than two years of research, engineering and chemistry professors are finding success using nanoparticles to clean up disastrous oil spills.

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Amgen

Innovative Lectures

Our annual Amgen Seminar Series in Chemical Engineering explores the latest innovations in the field. Free and open to the public.

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