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As global energy demands continue to grow and fossil fuels make up the majority of energy supplies, hydrogen fuel has emerged as an alternative energy source to sustainably meet the world’s ever-increasing energy needs due to its high energy density and zero carbon emissions. 

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Every day, pharmaceutical engineers play a critical role in the health care sector to ensure patient safety and help save lives, which requires the technical knowledge and skills to meet emerging challenges and complexities. Illinois Tech’s new Master of Pharmaceutical Engineering...

At each step along a path that has led Claire Fraeyman (CHE, M.A.S. ‘19) toward a career as an engineer, there has been a woman—a high school teacher who cultivated a love of science, a professional engineer who showed a teenage Fraeyman that engineering was the career for her, an Illinois...

Upcoming Events

Oct 30
October 30, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm
Perlstein Hall - Auditorium, Room 131 10 W. 33rd Street Chicago, IL 60616 - Chemical and Biological Engineering
Nov 6
November 6, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm
Perlstein Hall Auditorium, Room 131 10 W. 33rd Street Chicago, IL 60616 - Chemical and Biological Engineering
Nov 20
November 20, 2019 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm
Perlstein Hall Auditorium, Room 131 10 W. 33rd Street Chicago, IL 60616 - Chemical and Biological Engineering

Upcoming Seminars

October 2, 2019  Cenk Ündey, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Process Development, Amgen

“INTELLIGENT PROCESS MONITORING AND CONTROL IN THE AGE OF INDUSTRY 4.0 AND   BIOTECH 4.0”

October 9, 2019,  Bipin Vora  

Consultant, R&D, UOP/Honeywell Fellow (Retired) AIChE Fellow, Adjunct Professor, IIT Chicago

"Development of Biodegradable Anionic Detergent"

October 23, 2019,  Dr. Mudassir Rashid

IIT, Chicago

"Bridging Process Systems Engineering and biological Sciences: Modeling and Control of Drug Delivery in Diabetes

 

October 30, 2019, Nicolas von Solms

Associate Professor Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark

A Chemical Engineering Approach to Large-Scale Process Challenges

November 6, 2019, Bryan D. McClosky

Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UC, Berkeley

Li-ion and Li-Air Batteries: Harnessing Oxygen Redox and Understanding Interfacial Reactivity in High Energy   Batteries”

November 20, 2019,  Justin Notestein

Lead  PI for the Institute for Catalysis in Energy, DOE Center at Northwestern

Teaching Old Active Sites New Tricks”

RECENT SEMINARS

September 4, 2019, Jonathan S. Dordick, Ph.D.

Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering and Biological Science, Center for Biotechnology & Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

August 28, 2019,  Wil Burns, Co Director

Institute for Carbon Removal Law & Policy, School of International Services, American University

January 17, 2018, Dr. David V.P. Sanchez

Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Pittsburgh


January 31, 2018,  Nancy Kawalek

University of Chicago

February 14, 2018, Ben Freireich

Technical Director of PSRI

ChBE Faculty Members Awarded/Elected

Hamid Arastoopour Elected as 2016 National Academy of Inventors Fellow

Darsh Wasan Named Recipient of 2016 Elsvier PTF Lifetime Achievement Award

ChBE Fall 2019 Enrollment is UP

Graduate student enrollment: 50

Undergraduate student enrollment: 146

ChBE Fall 2018 Enrollment is UP

Graduate student enrollment:  72

Undergraduate student enrollment: 144

ChBE Fall 2017 Enrollment is Up

Graduate student enrollment: 97

Undergraduate student enrollment: 142