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From Molecules to Marvels: Engineering For Tomorrow

As a chemical or biochemical engineering student, you can learn from and work alongside world-class professors in 68,500-square-foot James E. Bertelsmeyer Hall, one of the newest buildings on campus. With nearly 400 undergraduate and graduate students, our growing department enrollment ranks near the top among S&T’s engineering disciplines.

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Research in Chemical and Biochemical Engineering

The chemical and biochemical engineering department faculty are doing groundbreaking research in fields ranging from carbon dioxide sequestration and alternative energy to cancer prevention and novel batteries.

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Research Fields

  • Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering
  • Carbon Management
  • Energy and Environment
  • Materials and Nanotechnology
  • Particle Technology and Characterization
  • Reaction Engineering
  • Transport Phenomena

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