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Scientists develop surface treatment to stop microbes from adhering to medical devices
Precise control of atomic arrangement may mean less waste in producing plastic
New tool can predict material properties from chemical structure

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Seven Penn State engineering students receive Diefenderfer Graduate Fellowships

Professor emeritus reflects on 55 years of service in chemical engineering

Scientists devise method to help prevent hospital infections

Media mention: ‘Nanomaterials design reduces off-target effects of cancer drugs'

Engineering students awarded Department of Defense SMART scholarship

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

The department is built on fundamentals of academic integrity, innovation in research, and commitment to advancement of industry. We combine chemistry, biology, mathematics, and physics to solve some of today’s most pressing societal issues in human health, sustainability, and energy.

We offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs and aim to produce students with the capacity to emerge as the next generation of leaders in industry, research, academia, and beyond.

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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

Phone: 814-865-2574