Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
THE MORK FAMILY DEPARTMENT OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERING & MATERIALS SCIENCE
Chemical Engineers design, control, and optimize large-scale chemical, physiochemical and biochemical processes. They are also involved in the development and design of new materials ranging from advanced composites used in automotive and space-related industries to materials used in the biomedical and electronics fields.
Chemical engineers are employed in ares as diverse as the chemical, pharmaceutical, energy, material science, and environmental industries. Emerging fields in chemical engineering include biotechnology, the design of environmentally benign processes, and the synthesis of new materials (including bio- and nanomaterials). Chemical engineers are uniquely qualified to provide solutions to many pressing problems in the areas of energy, environment, and materials science.