Major & Minor
Pursue a degree or take courses in chemical engineering.
Applying biological, chemical, and physical principles to society’s grand challenges.
- Professor Rampi Ramprasad
- Professor Susannah Scott
- Professor Alexis Bell
- Professor Vicki Grassian
Call for Nominations
2021 Young Alumni Achievement Award
Alumni are invited and encouraged to suggest candidates for next year’s award which will be presented during 2021 Meliora Weekend.
Two Post Doctoral Positions Openings
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).
Chem-E-Car team shares its latest vehicle, built from scratch, powered by chemical reactions.
Finding the ‘missing piece’ in social entrepreneurship
Muhammad Miqdad is graduating with a degree in chemical engineering, but his four years at Rochester are leading him to a future focused on connecting the dots between technology, business, and social good.Continue Reading
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