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Department Statistics

Rankings

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 161
159 Ph.D.
2 MChE
3 NSF Fellows

Faculty

Thirty (30) full-time faculty; two (2) Emeritus

Eighteen (18) University Named Professors

  • Antony N. Beris – Arthur B. Metzner Professor
  • Wilfred Chen – Gore Professor
  • Thomas H. Epps, III – Thomas & Kipp Gutshall Professor
  • Marianthi G. Ierapetritou – Bob and Jane Gore Centennial Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Feng Jiao – Robert Grasselli Development Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Michael T. Klein – Unidel Dan Rich Chair in Energy
  • April M. Kloxin – Centennial Development Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • 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
  • Stanley I. Sandler – H. B. du Pont Chair of Chemical Engineering Emeritus
  • Levi T. Thompson – Elizabeth Inez Kelley Professor of Chemical Engineering
  • Dionisios Vlachos – Allan & Myra Ferguson Chair of Chemical Engineering
  • Norman J. Wagner – Unidel Robert L. Pigford Chair in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Bingjun Xu – Centennial Development Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
  • Yushan Yan – Henry B Du Pont Chair of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering

 

Five (5) Members of the National Academy of Engineering

  • Stanley I. Sandler, H. B. du Pont Chair of Chemical Engineering
  • Mark A. Barteau, Emeritus
  • Babatunde A. Ogunnaike, William L. Friend Chair of Chemical Engineering
  • E. Terry Papoutsakis, Unidel Eugene du Pont Chair
  • Norman J. Wagner, Unidel Robert L. Pigford Chair in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 

 

Thirteen (13) Presidential/NSF Young Investigators/CAREER Awards

  • Prasad S. Dhurjati
  • 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
  • Bingjun Xu 

 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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