The Chemical Engineering Department is a community of scholars comprised of faculty, graduate students, undergraduate students, cooperative education faculty, and staff. Our community shares a commitment to promote excellence in education and research through individual and collective responsibility for maintaining the highest expectations and standards.

The community of scholars is more than a collection of individuals. Our community provides a supportive yet challenging environment that both promotes the exchange of ideas, collaboration, learning, and individual growth & development, and rewards innovative and creative behaviors. This synergistic community engages all members in the active pursuit of academic excellence.

  • Faculty Spotlight
    Debra Auguste

    Debra Auguste joins the Chemical Engineering department in Fall 2016 as a Professor. She earned her PhD in Chemical Engineering from Princeton University. Her research interests include bioresponsive drug delivery; cell and tissue engineering; tissue architecture; targeted therapeutics.

  • Upcoming Chemical Engineering Seminars

    • Prof. Sanjeev Mukerjee, March 1
    • Prof. Leila Deravi, March 3

    Chemical Engineering by the Numbers

    • Published Papers in 2015: 125
    • Presentations at Conferences in 2015: 245
    • Undergraduate growth since 2012: 3x
    • Graduate growth since 2012: 3x
    • Faculty growth since 2012: 2x
    • Philanthropic growth since 2012: 1,200%
    • Research expenditures since 2012 up 50%