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We have an opening for an assistant professor with research strengths focusing in the broad areas of energy-related research (especially renewable energy) and the interface between chemical engineering and medicine.

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Resources for potential graduate students looking to enroll in an advanced degree in Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah.

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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.

U Engineers Help with New AirView Map

The Salt Lake County Health Department has launched AirView, an online, real-time air-quality monitoring map that is…

IIAC Receives Green Business Award

Congratulations to the University of Utah’s Intermountain Industrial Assessment Center (IIAC), which was awarded a 2022…

Holmes Receives Fulbright Scholarship

University of Utah chemical engineering associate professor Heather A. Holmes has received a Fulbright Future…

Hydrogen from Waste Biomass

Kevin Whitty has received two $2 million grants to research methods to convert waste biomass to hydrogen.

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.

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