About us

Mission

We are an academic community of faculty, students, and academic staff committed to the creation and application of chemical engineering and materials science knowledge that contributes to the economic vitality and sustainability of our society. We accomplish our mission by 1) preparing highly skilled professional engineers, 2) conducting basic and applied research, 3) preparing the next generation of scholars, and 4) collaborating with industry to facilitate technology transfer and talent acquisition. Through our work we advance the creation and application of chemical engineering and materials science knowledge, develop future researchers to expand the scientific enterprise, provide highly skilled professional engineers to meet the evolving needs of industry and society, and translate scientific discovery into products and processes that contribute to our wellbeing and the sustainability of our society. Our guiding principles are: 1) professionalism, 2) growth, 3) opportunity, 4) excellence, 5) diversity, inclusion, and equity, 6) multidisciplinary collaboration, and 7) innovation.