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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. Find us on Facebook >

Research Areas

Materials for Energy and Sustainability

Cell and Biomolecular Engineering

Systems and Process Modeling

Department Highlights

Dean Abriola Named Drexel Engineering Leader of the Year

Dean Linda M. Abriola was named Drexel University's 2013 Engineering Leader of the Year. A Drexel engineering alumna, Abriola is the first woman to receive the honor and joins a prestigious group of engineering luminaries. Abriola will be honored for her leadership in environmental engineering, her commitment to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) and her contributions to engineering in an effort to better society. Read the story.

ChBE News and Events

Dr. Alice P. Gast Delivers the 2014 Jeanne and Martin Sussman Endowed Lecture — April 2, 2014

Professor Flytzani-Stephanopoulos Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professor Lee and BME collaborators Win NSF Major Research Instrumentation Grant

Professors Lee and Hassoun Receive NSF Grant For Impact of Microbiota Metabolites on Obesity

Professor Stephanopoulos Elected Director-at-Large of the North American Catalysis Society

Professor Stephanopoulos Wins Parravano Award for Excellence in Catalysis Research

Panzer Wins Grants for Research on Ionogel Electrolytes for Electrical Energy Storage

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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

Alumni Profile

University of Cincinnati Professor Dionysios D. Dionysiou (MS ChBE, Tufts, 1995) was the recipient of the School of Engineering Outstanding Career Achievement Award.
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