Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering at Penn State
The Department of Chemical Engineering at The Pennsylvania State University has a proud tradition of scholarship and teaching that began with Professor Merrell Fenske, the first Head of our Department and a pioneer in the technology of distillation.
Under the guidance of succeeding department heads, we continue to remain highly diversified in each of the major sub-disciplines of chemical engineering.
NSF grants nearly $3 million to train graduate STEM students
A curriculum in density-functional theory (DFT) for graduate students in STEM fields is the goal of a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $3 million over five years awarded to a team of Penn State faculty.
Gomez and Janik receive faculty promotions
The department of chemical engineering is pleased to announce the promotion Enrique Gomez and Michael Janik effective immediately.
Dow Chemical strengthens relationship with Penn State Chemical Engineering
Delegates from The Dow Chemical Company visited Penn State Chemical Engineering on April 16, with a goal to further their long-standing collaborative relationship.
Chemical Engineering and Biomedical Engineering to Open a New Facility in 2019
The chemical engineering and biomedical engineering departments will open the doors of a new facility in 2019, where the two departments will become co-located on the current site of Fenske Laboratory.
Savage Wins Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication
Phillip E. Savage, chemical engineering department head and Walter L. Robb Family Endowed Chair, is the senior author of the article selected for the inaugural Energy & Fuels Joint Award for Excellence in Publication.
Six Chemical Engineering Faculty and Staff Members Honored at PSEAS Awards
The College of Engineering honored faculty, staff and alumni for their outstanding teaching, research, advising and service on April 23 at the Nittany Lion Inn. Among those honored are six chemical engineering faculty and staff members.
McEldrew selected as spring 2015 student marshal
Senior Michael P. McEldrew has been selected as the student marshal for the chemical engineering baccalaureate degree program at the College of Engineering spring commencement ceremony on May 8.
ChE Junior Rides with Jeff Gordon
Chemical engineering major, Olga Vinogradova, recently took a spin with NASCAR ledged Jeff Gordon during his visit to campus with Axalta Coating Systems on April 14.
ChE Alumus Honored as 2015 Outstanding Engineering Alumni
Chemical Engineering's Jonathan Spadt (’93), has been named one of 12 to receive 2015 Outstanding Engineer Alumni award from The College of Engineering
Four Chemical Engineering students awarded Women in Engineering Program honors
The Penn State Women in Engineering Program (WEP) announced the recipients of its annual awards that recognize exceptional student leaders, mentors, facilitators and intern coordinators. Among the recipients are four chemical engineering students.
- Department of Chemical Engineering
- 158 Fenske Laboratory
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