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. Meenach Receives NSF Grant

Dr. Samantha Meenach receives a prestigious NSF grant to pursue her research in “3D Air-Grown Lung Cancer Spheroid Models for the Evaluation of Aerosol Anticancer Therapeutics”.


Assistant Professor

The Department of Chemical Engineering has an opening at the Assistant professor level for an outstanding individual specializing in pharmaceutical engineering, and is seeking an exceptional person who will become an international leader in this exciting field.



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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