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Chemical Engineering, Doctor of Philosophy Degree

The Ph.D. in chemical engineering is designed for exceptional students who want to pursue advanced careers in research, teaching or industry. Students gain significant research experience, and they have the opportunity to work closely with our nationally recognized faculty.

Departmental research strengths include the following:

  • Renewable energy
  • Polymer science and engineering
  • Catalysis
  • Molecular modeling
  • Biofuels

Students in the Ph.D. program develop expertise on a topic within chemical engineering and conduct original research that contributes to knowledge in the field.

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