group of chemical engineering graduate students at a picnic

Student Groups

American Institute of Chemical Engineers – Penn State Chapter (AIChE)

Penn State AIChE is a student chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. The organization believes in enhancing the experience of all chemical engineering undergraduate students, from freshman to seniors. More

Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association

The Chemical Engineering Graduate Student Association (ChE GSA) is designed to engage the chemical engineering department faculty, staff, and students, and to develop students as scientists and professionals while building social relationships among students, faculty, and staff. The mission of the organization is founded upon three core values: academic integrity; professionalism and respect; and collaboration and inclusiveness. More

Omega Chi Epsilon – Chemical Engineering Honors Society

Omega Chi Epsilon is the National Honors Society for chemical engineering with a focus on: recognition, investigation, service, comradeship, and professionalism. More



The Penn State Department of Chemical Engineering, established in 1948, is recognized as one of the largest and most influential chemical engineering departments in the nation.

The department is built upon the fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to the advancement of industry.

Department of Chemical Engineering

121 Chemical and Biomedical Engineering Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-4400

Phone: 814-865-2574