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Prospective Graduate Students

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A top-20 ranked graduate program

To begin the application process follow the link to Graduate Studies, Steps to Applying.

The Department of Chemical Engineering is home to a top-20 ranked graduate program in Chemical Engineering. We offer a unique environment for graduate studies, we are large enough to boast world-renowned faculty and state-of-the-art research facilities, yet small enough to give every graduate student personal attention.

Degrees offered are:
Chemical Engineering M.S., Ph.D

RESEARCH AREAS
Chemical Engineering {process systems fundamentals & applications}:
Biochemistry, biomaterials, biotechnology, biomedical engineering, catalysis, colloids and surface science, electrochemical properties and devices, fluid mechanics and rheology, green engineering and design, interfaces, mathematical modeling, molecular modeling, nanotechnology, polymers, process control, reaction engineering, renewable energy, thermochemistry, thin films, and transport phenomena.

Ph.D. Designated Emphases are available as specializations in Biotechnology, Biophotonics, and Nuclear Science for doctoral students to tailor their research and coursework if desired.

Diversity Statement:

We are actively recruiting graduate students with a variety of personal experiences, values, and worldviews that arise from differences of culture and circumstance.  Women comprise 25% of graduate students in our department and 25% of our faculty (2016 data).  We are committed to providing additional financial support and mentoring to underrepresented minorities beginning their doctoral studies.

Access the Graduate Diversity Professionals and Resources contact list here (direct link to the pdf) or here.