Mission and Vision


We provide a high-quality education experience that will prepare graduates to assume leadership positions within chemical and other associated industries. We foster and encourage the pursuit of new knowledge and innovative scholarship in chemical sciences and engineering. We teach in modern classrooms and carry out research in state-of-the-art laboratory facilities. We provide leadership to the chemical engineering profession through scholarship, teaching, and service.


The vision of the department is to be a nationally recognized undergraduate chemical engineering program coupled with research strengths in process safety, process systems engineering, applied thermodynamics, polymers, mineral processing, and biochemical engineering.