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Graduate Studies

The Department of Chemical Engineering offers research-oriented programs leading to Masters and Doctoral degrees. Students in Chemical Engineering graduate programs experience high-quality, challenging, and exciting interdisciplinary research in a dynamic and cohesive environment.


The program has a dynamic group of award-winning researchers that are strongly committed to research, graduate supervision and teaching at a nationally and internationally recognized research university.


The objectives of the program are to educate students in advanced concepts and techniques, conduct research inquiry at the forefront of discipline knowledge, and foster independent and critical thought. Independent and critical thought comprise the critical and scholarly skills necessary to conduct research. These objectives are achieved through a combination of course work, thesis and project work, and research seminars.