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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.



Newly Established Department of Petroleum Engineering

The University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science invites applications for the position of Department Head of the newly established Department of Petroleum Engineering. The petroleum engineering program has been a part of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, and its sustained growth now justifies its operation as an independent department. [Position Information]

Department News

UW Petroleum Engineering Students Ranked No. 1 Heading Into International Tournament

UW Petroleum Engineering Students Ranked No. 1 Heading Into International Tournament

A five-member University of Wyoming petroleum engineering contingent is the No. 1 ranked team heading into the 13th international PetroBowl Oct. 27 in Amsterdam.

Drilling Demonstration

Watch the videos below to see the simulator in action as students Shirah Reyher, Thomas Smith and Jacques White get a feel for what drilling would feel like in a real world situation.
Read More: Drilling Simulator Demonstration At University Of Wyoming [VIDEOS]

Drilling Demonstration
UW Researchers Advance Biorenewable Energy Prospects

UW Researchers Advance Biorenewable Energy Prospects

University of Wyoming graduate student Allen Morris works in a laboratory in the UW College of Engineering and Applied Science, while Associate Professor Joe Holles watches. The two are researching the use of a catalytic process to produce liquid fuel from biorenewable sources, through a research stipend from UW’s School of Energy Resources.

TBP Recognizes CEAS Faculty

Tau Beta Pi Honors Banquet recognizes the accomplishments of its students, faculty, and staff, and thanks our scholarship donors for their generous support of its students. Dr. H. Gordon Harris  receives Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award and Maohong Fan Receives Samuel D. Hakes Outstanding Graduate Research and Teaching Award.

UW’s Grana Receives International Award for Hydrocarbon Innovation

UW’s Grana Receives International Award for Hydrocarbon Innovation

Dario Grana, a UW School of Energy Resources assistant professor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics and the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, received the 2014 Eni Award for “New Frontiers of Hydrocarbons” this week in Rome from the president of Italy.

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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

Oil & Gas Recovery Research
Dr. Mohammad Piri, Associate Professor, Chemical and Petroleum Engineering.

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