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Chemical and Petroleum
Engineering, Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307)766-2500
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Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Wyoming! Our department, consisting of 29 faculty, 75 graduate students and approximately 500 undergraduate students from all over the world. 

We offer courses that prepare students for careers in chemical and petroleum fields, our state of the art equipment provides higher levels of research capabilities, and our award-winning faculty create innovative and rigorous research opportunities for graduate students.


Department News

Hess Increases Commitment to Energy Innovation as UW’s Single Largest Corporate Donor

Hess Increases Commitment to Energy Innovation as UW’s Single Largest Corporate Donor

The University of Wyoming announced today a transformational investment of $15 million from Hess Corporation, bringing its total investment in UW since 2013 to $25 million

Alvarado Co-Authors Chapter In Industry Publication

Alvarado and UW associate chemistry professor Teresa Lehmann co-authored a chapter in “Analytical Methods in Petroleum Upstream Applications.” The book was edited by Cesar Ovalles and Carl E. Rechsteiner Jr.

Alvarado Co-Authors Chapter In Industry Publication
John Oakey, an assistant professor of chemical and petroleum engineering

UW Faculty Members Receive Research Awards to Study Cell Division

Jay Gatlin and John Oakey worked on mitotic spindle assembly research that resulted in a paper published in Science in 2013. The two University of Wyoming faculty members will team up again to continue similar work on a more advanced level this summer.

U.S. Energy Secretary Appoints UW Professor to National Coal Council

U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz has appointed a University of Wyoming professor Maohong Fan to serve as a member of the National Coal Council, a federal advisory group that provides recommendations and guidance on policy issues pertaining to coal.

U.S. Energy Secretary Appoints UW Professor to National Coal Council

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Dr. Mohammad Piri, Associate Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

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