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Welcome to Chemical Engineering

Our world is facing big problems, from energy, to healthcare, to the environment. Chemical Engineers at the University of Michigan are ready to tackle the challenges of the 21st Century.

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Research Areas

If chemistry is the central science, it comes as no surprise that chemical engineering underpins a broad range of technologies. We turn our expertise in producing and manipulating chemicals to energy, medicine, electronics and advanced materials with new properties.

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Graduate Program

Our broad range of research opportunities apply chemical engineering principles and modern science to solving some of today's most pressing problems.

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Undergraduate Program

The program focuses on critical-thinking, preparing our graduates to identify and develop solutions for engineering challenges in the field. Students with a passion for chemistry and talent in math and problem solving typically do well in chemical engineering.

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There are many ways for ChE alumni to support the department and the students.

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Recent Publications

See why Michigan ChE is one of the top cited chemical engineering departments.

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Invited Lectures

Levi Thompson will present a lecture at the University of Kansas on February 27, 2018.

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