Welcome to The Department of Chemical Engineering
Welcome! Faculty in the Department of Chemical Engineering are engaged in world-class research in energy, nanotechnology, biofuels, nuclear energy and computer simulations of complex processes. Our comprehensive energy portfolio spans research in energy extraction, utilization, transportation and environmental impact, while our nanotechnology efforts emphasize renewable energy, sensors and medical diagnostics. Our unique strength derives from performing experiments from nanoscale to pilot scale, and high-resolution computer simulations for designing, understanding and guiding relevant physical processes.
The Department of Chemical Engineering would like to extend special recognition and congratulations to one of our PhD candidates, Mr. Colin Young. For his hard work, Colin was recently awarded a prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Awards from … Continue reading
This new course will focus on the relationship of energy (primarily petroleum) to our economy and society, including its environmental impacts. The environmental impacts will cover the production, transportation, processing, and consumption of petroleum including the analysis of air, surface-water … Continue reading
Washakie Renewable Energy (WRE) is Utah’s only large-scale, privately owned biofuel company. WRE produces biofuels from sustainable feedstocks. Jacob Kingston, a graduate of Mechanical Engineering, who worked for Eric Eddings (Chemical Engineering) is the founder. This year, Washakie Renewable Energy … Continue reading
With just about 230 attendees, The 2014 Rocky Mountain Student Regional Conference was hosted on March 28-30 at the University of Utah. Aside from the educational aspects of the conference, a little fun was to be had as well. The … Continue reading