Department Statistics

1Rankings

Undergraduate Program — 7th in the U.S.A. (ranked by U.S. News & World Report)

Graduate Program — 8th in the U.S.A. (ranked by U.S. News & World Report) 

Students

Undergraduate students 408

Graduate students 192
191 Ph.D.
1 MChE

Faculty

Thirty (3) full-time faculty; three (3) Emeritus

Fifteen (17) University Named Professors

  • Antony N. Beris – Arthur B. Metzner Professor
  • Wilfred Chen – Gore Professor of Chemical Engneering
  • Thomas H. Epps, III – Allan & Myra Ferguson Distinguished Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Marianthi G. Ierapetritou – Bob & Jane Gore Centennial Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Arthi Jayaraman – Centennial Term Professor for Excellence in Research & Education
  • Feng Jiao – Robert Grasselli Development Professor
  • April M. Kloxin – Thomas & Kipp Gutshall Development Professor
  • Kelvin H. Lee – Gore Professor
  • Abraham M. Lenhoff – Allan P. Colburn Professor
  • Raul F. Lobo – Claire D. LeClaire Professor
  • Babatunde Ogunnaike – William L. Friend Chair of Chemical Engineering
  • E. Terry Papoutsakis – Unidel Eugene du Pont Chair
  • Millicent O. Sullivan – Alvin B. & Julie O. Stiles Professor
  • Levi T. Thompson – Elizabeth Inez Kelley Professor of Chemical Engineering
  • Dionisios Vlachos – Unidel Dan Rich Chair in Energy Professor
  • Norman J. Wagner – Unidel Robert L. Pigford Chair in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Yushan Yan – Henry B. Du Pont Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

 

Six (6) Members of the National Academy of Engineering

  • Mark A. Barteau, Emeritus
  • Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, William L. Friend Chair of Chemical Engineering
  • E. Terry Papoutsakis, Unidel Eugene du Pont Chair
  • Stanley I. Sandler, H. B. du Pont Chair of Chemical Engineering
  • Levi T. Thompson, Elizabeth Inez Kelley Professor & Dean of College of Engineering
  • Norman J. Wagner, Unidel Robert L. Pigford Chair in Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

 

Thirteen (11) Presidential/NSF Young Investigators/CAREER Awards

  • Thomas H. Epps, III, (PECASE) Award Winner
  • Eric M. Furst
  • Feng Jiao
  • April M. Kloxin
  • Kelvin H. Lee
  • Abraham M. Lenhoff
  • Raul F. Lobo
  • E. Terry Papoutsakis
  • Millicent O. Sullivan
  • Dionisios G. Vlachos
  • Norman J. Wagner

Typical Career Paths

75% Employment in private industry, government laboratories and agencies, and nonprofit research centers.

25% Graduate school.

Other careers: academia; medical, law or business school. Graduates who have completed ROTC may be commissioned as officers in the Army or Air Force.

 

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