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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, nanotechnology, alternative energies, and more.
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April 1, 2019
In the quest for safer lithium ion batteries for vehicles and for grid storage of renewable electric ...
February 11, 2019
Each year, teams of Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences seniors in ABET-accre ...
February 9, 2019
Professor Andrew White gave a talk at the International Symposium on Materials Informatics on Data S ...
January 31, 2019
October 12, 2018
The NEC C&C Foundation today announced that the 2018 C&C Prize will be awarded to Professor Ching Ta ...
August 10, 2018
The chemical engineering department is pleased to announce that Assistant Professor Andrew White has ...
July 6, 2018
After consulting with Chemical Engineering faculty, Wendi Heinzelman, Dean of the Hajim School of En ...
The 17th G.J. & S.T. Su Distinguished Lectureship
April 18, 2019
Hawkins-Carlson Room, RRL
Lunch reception at noon
Lecture at 1 p.m.
Professor Daniel G. Nocera
Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy
Department of Chemistry
and Chemical Biology
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).
Augmented reality lets students operate a chemical plant
An augmented reality (AR) light table and 3D-printed chemical reactors connected by sticks are part of an innovative teaching experiment that allows student engineers to simulate reactions in a real-life, sprawling chemical plant.Read More
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