Chemical Engineering

Explore the Department of chemical engineering

The Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of New Hampshire offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Chemical Engineering. At the BS level, all courses in the department are taught by full-time faculty, and many of our undergraduates are engaged in research and summer internships. Several ChE faculty have received awards both at the university and at national levels including awards for teaching excellence.

Our undergraduate program offers a BS in Chemical Engineering and a BS in Bioengineering. Departmental options provide students with an additional opportunity to focus on special areas of interest. Current options are Bioengineering, Energy and Environmental Engineering.  

Our graduate program offers the MEng, MS and PhD degrees in Chemical Engineering. For graduate students, we offer research opportunities in biofuels, biomedical engineering, biochemical engineering, electrochemical engineering, advanced materials, energy, and environmental engineering. Many of our graduate students are fully supported by teaching or research assistantships.

  • CEPS student, faculty bring STEM to South African camp for girls
    See how Salimah Hussien ’18 served as a mentor and helped facilitate activities at the First Avenue Institute’s Girls Winter Camp in South Africa.
    CEPS student, faculty bring STEM to South African camp for girls
    See how Salimah Hussien ’18 served as a mentor and helped facilitate activities at the First Avenue Institute’s Girls Winter Camp in South Africa.
  • Fulbright scholar learning how to save the planet
    Madison Wood ’19 wants to be part of the solution to climate change problems. Last summer, the chemical engineering major attended the Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom, where she took a course on climate change and conducted...
    Fulbright scholar learning how to save the planet
    Madison Wood ’19 wants to be part of the solution to climate change problems. Last summer, the chemical engineering major attended the Fulbright Summer Institute in the United Kingdom, where she took a course on climate change and conducted...

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