The Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering offers research and instruction leading to a master's degree in chemical engineering and a doctorate in engineering with a specialization in chemical and biomolecular engineering.
The chemical and biomolecular engineering faculty are actively involved in research related to biomolecular engineering, biomedical engineering, nanotechnology, polymers, composite materials, catalysis, and solid phase reactions. Graduate coursework is offered in the advanced fundamentals of applied mathematics, chemical reaction kinetics, numerical methods, thermodynamics, transport phenomena, biomolecular engineering, and polymers.
The scope of chemical and biomolecular engineering work is far-reaching. Engineers are involved in a range of industries including manufacturing, healthcare, environmental health, and biotechnology. Graduates are among the highest paid within engineering disciplines.