Chemical Engineering

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URI Chemical Engineering StudentChemical 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

Dr. Gregory invents bomb-detecting sensor

Dr. Gregory, professor of Chemical Engineering and co-director of URI’s Sensors and Surface Technology Partnership, has developed a sensor that can detect explosives commonly used by terrorists.

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AIChE Annual Meeting 2015

URI students shine at the AIChE Annual Meeting which was held November 8 – 13 in Salt Lake City.

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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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