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Recent News from the Department

Our students and faculty are constantly doing amazing things. Read about the latest in student succes, faculty research, and overall awesomeness at the U.

Welcome Deisy Fernandes!

The University of Utah’s Department of Chemical Engineering would like to give a warm welcome to its newest member of…

FORGE in Science Magazine

Click here to read a story on the FORGE geothermal laboratory in the latest issue of the scientific journal, Science.

Cheaper Battery

Tao Gao has discovered a way to make much cheaper and more rechargeable iron metal batteries for renewable energy…

FORGE Reaches New Milestone

Researchers at FORGE have created the first successful hydraulic fractures near the bottom of an injection well.

Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah

Our undergraduate program takes pride in providing a curriculum that prepares students for jobs in industry and for post-graduate training in engineering, law, and medicine. The curriculum is unique in that it strives to balance practice, theory, and the development of professional skills. More than 30% of our undergraduates are involved in research in professors’ labs. We have a vibrant cooperative education program that includes summer internships and semester-long work experiences in industry, government, and academe.

Our strong departmental scholarship program provides financial aid based on need, transfer status, and academic performance. Graduates from the Department of Chemical Engineering have excellent job placement statistics with outstanding starting salaries. Companies hiring recent graduates include Micron Technology, Teva Pharmaceuticals, Proctor & Gamble, Halliburton, Rio Tinto, Archer Daniels Midland, Nestlé, L-3 Communications, Celanese, ICU Medical, FLSmidth, Aecom.