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Partners in Industry

Michigan Chemical Engineering is invested in working with industry to identify and achieve mutually beneficial goals. We can help you with strategic recruiting tactics to build your brand and hire top talent, connect you with the right faculty for collaborative research partnerships, and assist in developing meaningful relationships in the department.

Ways to Engage

Get to know Chemical Engineering

We can arrange a customized visit that will give you an in-depth view of the people, places and exciting developments that relate to your company’s interests and challenges. Once we understand your objectives and the technical areas you wish to explore, we will tailor your visit to include:

  • a strategy discussion to clarify your specific objectives with Michigan Chemical Engineering
  • meeting with faculty whose expertise areas best align with your research interests
  • connecting with the students and student groups most likely to match your recruiting profile
  • touring labs and facilities in our two buildings

To plan your visit, contact Sheila Waterhouse, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Corporate Relations at [email protected].

Fund Research

We can help you find the right technological solutions and research partnership opportunities in Michigan Chemical Engineering. Whether your needs fall under engineering a net zero world, engineering human health from benchtop to bedside, or engineering matter on demand and by design we have teams of researchers working on critical issues facing our world.

From sponsored research, research grants, lab support, project development or faculty consultants, we have options that can work for your company

Fund Education

There are a variety of options to support ChE students that position your company to gain visibility and have maximum impact. We can explore options ranging from student scholarships and fellowships, research grants, student design project sponsorship, research symposium sponsorship, student group and program support, and more.


The Engineering Career Resource Center (ECRC) offers a variety of recruiting opportunities, from internship, co-op and job listings to career fairs and on-campus interview sessions. Learn more from the ECRC. 

Michigan Chemical Engineering can supplement ECRC offerings by providing direct connections to some of our students through fireside chats, lunches with AIChE students, and select opportunities to speak in courses or events.

To make connections or learn more, contact Sheila Waterhouse, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Corporate Relations at [email protected].