Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Wyoming! Our department consists of nine faculty, 31 graduate students and more than 200 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.
The department teaches all core courses, including traditional engineering and science content such as fluid dynamics. The undergraduate curriculum includes concentration areas in bioengineering, petroleum engineering, environmental engineering and graduate school preparation. Undergraduates can pursue a pre-med option as well. Our curriculum is being mapped to enhance hands-on experience starting in the sophomore year, utilizing an active-classroom model. We have launched initiatives to highlight an underlying culture of excellence in teaching, research and service.