CHEMICAL & BIOMOLECULAR ENGINEERING

About

Mission

The mission of the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering is to provide high quality education to students at all levels, to lead in the development and organization of new knowledge, and to provide technical service to the community. Our objective is to maintain the quality of our educational teaching and research products at the level of the best in the world.

The Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Program at the University of Delaware is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.



The Program Educational Objectives of our Department are:

  • To provide students with the breadth of educational opportunities in the chemical and biological sciences and in engineering that will enable them to pursue productive careers.
  • To maintain an environment that enables students to identify and pursue their personal and professional goals within an innovative educational program that is rigorous and challenging as well as flexible and supportive.
  • To educate graduates who will be able to apply their knowledge of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, including their problem solving, analytical, design, and communication skills, in the private or public sectors and/or in the pursuit of more advanced degrees.
  • To cultivate graduates who will actively seek to provide technical, educational, public sector and/or business leadership in a rapidly changing, increasingly technological, global society and who recognize their professional responsibility toward the betterment of our community.



Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Student Outcomes

The graduates of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering should demonstrate that they have:

  • an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
  • an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs
  • an ability to function on multi-disciplinary teams
  • an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
  • an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility
  • an ability to communicate effectively
  • the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global and societal context
  • a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning
  • a knowledge of contemporary issues
  • an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice.



ABET Accreditation: Chemical Engineering Enrollment and Graduation Data

Fall Undergraduate Enrollment
  2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Chemical Engineering 395 428 444 463 426 413

Bachlelor's Degrees Awarded
  2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17
Chemical Engineering 65 52 83 87 85 75

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