Major & Minor
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.
- Professor James Pfaendtner, University of Washington
- Professor Evan J. Granite, University of Pittsburgh-NETL
- Professor William Epling, University of Virginia
- Dr. Richard Vaia, Air Force Research Laboratory
June 16, 2020
Dear Students, Alumni, and Colleagues:The Department of Chemical Engineering stands in solidarity wi ...
May 15, 2020
The complexity of the corona virus makes it difficult for researchers to simulate how potential vacc ...
May 11, 2020
Even with this year’s team not knowing if they would be able to attend the AIChE ChemE Car com ...
April 10, 2020
April 10, 2020
The Department of Chemical Engineering is still accepting Masters of Science application for Fall-20 ...
Call for Nominations
2020 Young Alumni Achievement Award
Alumni are invited and encouraged to suggest candidates for next year’s award which will be presented during 2020 Meliora Weekend.
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).
Chem-E-Car team shares its latest vehicle, built from scratch, powered by chemical reactions.
Finding the ‘missing piece’ in social entrepreneurship
Muhammad Miqdad is graduating with a degree in chemical engineering, but his four years at Rochester are leading him to a future focused on connecting the dots between technology, business, and social good.Continue Reading
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