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Research Funding

Research in the Department of Chemical Engineering is sponsored by federal agencies, industrial partners, and academic partners listed below.

American Chemical Society U.S. Department of Energy National Institutes of Health National Science Foundation

Federal Agencies

  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Energy
  • Department of Justice
  • Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Industrial Partners

  • Bunn-O-Matic Corporation
  • Chevron Corporation
  • Diamond Developers LLC
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Ibio, Inc.
  • Leidos Holdings, Inc.
  • Los Alamos National Security, LLC
  • Mars Inc.
  • Nomad Bioscience GmbH
  • Protalix Biotherapeutics Ltd
  • Statoil R&D Centre
  • VAM Technology
  • W.R. Grace and Company

Academic Partners

  • King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST)
  • Middle East Technical University (METU)
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine (National Institute of Health)
  • UC Davis Institute for Food and Health
  • UC Davis Department of Graduate Studies
  • UC Office of the President RPGO

Non-Profit Organizations

  • Alpha-1 Foundation
  • American Chemical Society
  • Lam Research Foundation
  • National Science Foundation
  • Robert T. Friedman Family Foundation
  • Silicon Valley Community Foundation
  • VentureWell (formerly National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance [NCIIA])

Individual Donations

  • John Wasson
  • Schwall Endowment
  • Smith Endowment