Chemical Engineering

Make the breakthroughs.

Chemical engineering is one of today’s most versatile engineering fields. From environmental to energy to medical, countless fields rely on chemical engineers. You’ll design safe, sustainable, and economical equipment for large-scale chemical or biological manufacturing plants or protect the environment by inventing cleaner technologies or modeling the environmental impacts of chemical processes.

Gain real-world experience in our Unit Operations Lab—a three-story simulated chemical plant. Design, build, and test a malaria detection microdevice. Conduct research on how to best use rice straw as feedstock for the production of biofuel. Get involved with a student Enterprise team such as the Alternative Fuels Group or Consumer Product Manufacturing. Work a co-op (90 percent of Huskies in this major do). Graduate ready to make scientific breakthroughs in health, environment, and consumer goods. Want to take your education one step further? Earn a master’s in one additional year through our Accelerated Master’s program.

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"Being in the engineering program has given me so many opportunities to grow professionally."Katherine Baker ‘26, chemical engineering
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Michigan Technological University looks for applicants who create the future in science and technology, engineering, computing, forestry, business, health professions, humanities, mathematics, social sciences, and the arts. We’re ready for what tomorrow needs. Are you?

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