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Chemical and Petroleum Engineering|College of Engineering and Applied Science

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

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

Norm Morrow’s UW Career Defines ‘Pioneer’

Norm Morrow's UW Career Defines 'Pioneer'

If anyone deserves the designation of “pioneer” in the field of improved oil recovery (IOR), it is University of Wyoming Professor Norman Morrow, whose work in developing low-salinity flooding to unlock the secrets of oil and gas reservoirs and subsurface processes is appreciated and applied throughout the world.


Two UW Professors Explore Mitotic Spindle Assembly in Paper Published in Science

Every cell, no matter how large or small, must regulate the size of its internal parts. Like organs, these parts, called organelles, perform basic functions to keep cells alive and healthy.

Dongmei Li

Dongmei Li One of Two UW Faculty Members Receive Anadarko Fellowships

Dongmei says her project aligns well with Anadarko’s energy portfolio of untraditional reservoir development using cutting edge technologies.

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Cutting-edge Research

Learn more about Chemical and Petroleum Engineering's innovative research programs.

Graduate Degrees in CPE

Explore degree offerings for Masters and Doctoral degrees in Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Oil & Gas Recovery Research

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

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