Cleaner fuels. Safer cars. Better pharmaceuticals. Those are just some of the things our chemical engineers and materials scientists work on. Explore our academic programs and learn more about our research.

Undergraduate programs

In addition to majors in chemical engineering and materials science and engineering, we offer a number of interdisciplinary minors in growing engineering industries.

Graduate programs

We offer an M.S. and Ph.D. in chemical engineering and materials science and engineering. Research and teaching assistantships are available for qualified students.

Chemical & Materials Engineering news

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Student wins $169,000 DOE fellowship to pursue a doctoral degree in nuclear materials

Broad experience led Thomas Selmi to specific area of study

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Industry, academia work to develop new industrial engineering program

Curriculum, student internships discussed at March 14 forum

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University team is studying ways to purify rare earth elements necessary for smart phones and other technological devices

Chemical Engineering Associate Professor David Cantu leads DOE-supported project

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