Graduate Program

Prof. Kevin Whitty
Director of Graduate Studies

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in the Graduate Program of the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Utah. Whether you are a prospective student interested in learning  about degrees and research opportunities, or a current student looking for policies, procedures or forms, you should find the answers to your questions in these pages.

The Department of Chemical Engineering offers a variety of doctoral and masters degrees for recently graduated Bachelors students and working professionals alike. We take pride in our diverse and growing graduate student population that represents all corners of the globe. With more than 20 professors and over $10 million per year in research funding, our chemical engineering department is among the largest and most successful in the western U.S. The professors in our department have earned many prestigious research and teaching awards, and our graduate students have gone on to great careers in academia and industry.

We invite you to explore the various degrees we offer, to visit the web pages of department faculty and to read about the cutting edge research we perform. If you have questions or wish to schedule a visit to our department, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Summary of Important Graduate Links

Applications and Admissions:

Applying for a graduate degree and admission policies.


A summary of the research in which our graduate students are involved.

Degrees and Policies:

Information about our graduate degrees and associated policies.

Graduate Handbook:

Contains details about applying, degrees, procedures, funding, etc.

University Graduate School:

Information on university policies, procedures and scholarships.

Graduate SAC:

Our student advisory committee.

Contact Us

50 S. Central Campus Dr.
Room 3290 MEB
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-9203

Phone: (801) 581-6915
Fax: (801) 585-9291