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Chemical Engineering at Tufts University was established in 1901 and the first Bachelor of Science degree was awarded in 1905, making Tufts one of the first five colleges in the United States to develop a chemical engineering curriculum. In 2000, Tufts became the first chemical engineering department in the nation to recognize the evolving interdisciplinary nature of the field by integrating biological engineering into its curriculum.
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Research Areas

Materials for Energy and Sustainability

Cell and Biomolecular Engineering

Systems and Process Modeling

Department Highlights

Linda Abriola Named University Professor
Professor Linda M. Abriola was named a University Professor, the highest academic honor conferred at Tufts. It is a distinction currently held by just four other faculty members here. Abriola is the first woman to receive the appointment Read more >

Alumni Notables

University of Cincinnati Professor Dionysios D. Dionysiou, EG95, received the Tufts School of Engineering 2012 Outstanding Career Achievement Award. Read more >

ChBE News and Events

Single Atom Alloy Platinum-Copper Catalysts Cut Costs, Boost Green Technology

Professor Flytzani-Stephanopoulos Named Distinguished Professor

Horowitz Named Project Drawdown Fellow

Flytzani-Stephanopoulos, Horowitz, Yang, and Bengani Receive SOE 2015 Grad Awards

Professor Kyongbum Lee Inducted into AIMBE College of Fellows

Professor Flytzani-Stephanopoulos named Associate Editor of Science Advances, AAAS' first open access online-only journal

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Professor Flytzani-Stephanopoulos's latest work is featured in Science

Open Positions for AY 2015-16

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Degree Programs

B.S. in Chemical Engineering
M.S/M.E. in Chemical Engineering
M.S./M.E. in Bioengineering: Cell and Bioprocess Engineering
Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering
Ph.D. in Biotechnology

Tufts ChBE Dessert Reception at AIChE Annual Meeting

Thank you for joining us at the annual AIChE Dessert Reception on Sunday, November 8. We enjoyed meeting you and catching up on the latest Tufts news. We look forward to seeing you next year.