The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering offers programs leading to the M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering, with research specialization in the following areas:
Program requirements may change at any time. Contact the DGS of your intended program to confirm requirements.
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Chemical engineers apply the principles of chemistry, biology, physics, and math to solve problems that involve the production or use of chemicals, fuel, drugs, food, and many other products. They design processes and equipment for large-scale manufacturing, plan and test production methods and byproducts treatment, and direct facility operations.
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Chemical engineers work mostly in offices or laboratories. They may spend time at industrial plants, refineries, and other locations, where they monitor or direct operations or solve onsite problems. Nearly all chemical engineers work full time.
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