Chemical and Biological Engineering


About

Today’s world is full of challenges for those who want to help create better and safer products for the home and industry, to develop new resources of energy, to fight pollution and to preserve our environment.

Chemical engineering provides students with real-world experience through laboratory classes, hands-on operation of pilot scale equipment, and research projects that result in clean energy production and medical applications.

UA’s chemical and biological engineering curriculum is designed to shape students into the kinds of people who understand as much as possible about their world and their roles in it, and who want to make a difference in the world today. Students graduating from this program pursue various careers, including petroleum engineers, pharmaceutical manufacturing, patent lawyers, process engineers, medical doctors, and dentists.

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Degrees

Chemical Engineering, BSChE

The University of Alabama’s Bachelor of Science in chemical engineering program is designed to be one of the most innovative engineering degree programs, allowing students maximum flexibility to select courses that will benefit them the most in support of their own career aspirations.

Chemical Engineering, MS

The Master’s program offers a streamlined educational experience that bolsters knowledge and professional skills in chemical engineering. The program covers basic subjects important to all chemical engineers, including thermodynamics, transport phenomena, kinetics and applied mathematics, along with coursework tailored to student interest.

Chemical Engineering, Ph.D.

The doctor of philosophy degree is regarded as a research degree and is granted on the basis of scholarly proficiency, distinctive achievement in a special field, and the capacity for independent, original investigation.

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RESEARCH AREAS

UA’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department offers various opportunities for research with our faculty members in areas including, but not limited to:


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