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Pursue a degree or take courses in chemical engineering.
Applying biological, chemical, and physical principles to society’s grand challenges.
Research includes advanced materials, catalysis, batteries, biological and medical systems, theory and simulation, computational fluid dynamics, functional interfaces and optical materials.
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December 14, 2021
The Undergraduate Teaching Assistant Award (UGTA) recognizes an undergraduate student whos ...
December 2, 2021
Jeremy Rivkin '22 and Kareem Abdelmaqsoud '22 who were among the poster competition winners at ...
November 29, 2021
Chemical engineering alumna Kayleigh Hogan ’12 (T5) has been selected as a recipient of the Wo ...
November 19, 2021
When Evan Granite ’94 PhD is asked by students how to select a PhD advisor, he tells them abou ...
November 16, 2021
Kudzai Mbinda from Harare, Zimbabwe, is among the 100 students worldwide chosen to begin graduate st ...
November 15, 2021
A wonderful example has occurred this summer and fall in Marc Porosoff introductorycourse, CHE ...
November 8, 2021
American homeowners with solar panels can sell the surplus electricity they generate back to their l ...
November 2, 2021
This fall, University of Rochester students in Marc Porosoff’s course CHE 150: Introduction to ...
The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Rochester invites applications to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor rank with a scheduled start date on July 1, 2022.
DID YOU KNOW?
Our chemical engineering graduate program is ranked 22nd in the nation based on student ratings.
Students with a bachelors degree in chemical engineering will typically earn slightly over $2 million during their working life, the highest of 80 college majors sampled.
Professor Ching Tang was named one of Thomson Reuters 26 Citation Laureates in 2014 for his role in inventing the organic light-emitting diode (OLED).
Sykes award illuminates next level of sustainable energy class
This fall, University of Rochester students in Marc Porosoff’s course CHE 150: Introduction to Sustainable Energy have been keeping a close eye on the sky as they work in teams to design and build solar hot water heaters.Continue Reading
Kudzai Mbinda ’22 named Rhodes Scholar-Elect
The chemical engineering major from Harare, Zimbabwe, is Rochester’s second recipient of a Rhodes Scholarship in two years.Continue Reading
The Chem-E-Car team shares its latest vehicle, built from scratch, powered by chemical reactions.Watch
of the 226 undergraduate students enrolled in the Department of Chemical Engineering in fall 2014 were female.
In a 2011 survey, the National Research Council ranked the University of Rochester’s chemical engineering program eighth in the country.
Our faculty and students conduct research at the forefront of modern chemical engineering. We specialize in applying materials science to tackle grand challenges facing society in the areas of clean energy, biotechnology, and nanotechnology.Learn More