The UMass chemical engineering department is home to groundbreaking collaborative research, hands-on student lab experiences, and educators committed to academic excellence.

We offer a highly-rated ABET accredited undergraduate program and a vibrant graduate research program that balances chemical engineering fundamentals and industrial technology. From its foundation in the 1950s, the department has educated distinguished scholars and technical leaders.

Today, our faculty continues to be recognized for its technological innovation and contributions to engineering science fundamentals in the fields of fluid mechanics and transport phenomena, scientific computing, bioengineering, materials science, nanotechnology, and sustainable energy. View our faculty-led research labs and areas of research strength.

The department is committed to academic excellence in an environment that appreciates individual efforts and fosters interdisciplinary collaborations.