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Chemical Engineering

College of Engineering and Applied Science

About Chemical Engineering

Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Wyoming! Our department, consisting of nine faculty, 31 graduate students and approximately 210 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.

Click here to download our brochure to find out more!

Degree Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Master of Science in Chemical Engineering
  • Joint MS/MBA in Chemical Engineering
  • BS/MS Quickstart in Chemical Engineering
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering

Why Chemical Engineering?

  • Chemical engineering is an exciting and demanding field that provides excellent career opportunities in the U.S. and around the world.
  • At UW Chemical Engineering, we strive to prepare students to be leaders in industry, government or academia. Those alumni with the advanced education and research skills associated with obtaining graduate degrees have additional flexibility, breadth and depth to become leaders as the problems of tomorrow arise.
  • Notable employers of chemical engineers include Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and DuPont.
  • The average annual salary for chemical engineers was $103,590 in 2014.



Vladimir Alvarado discusses flow through porous media in oil and gas applications.

Alvarado Tabbed As Department Head of Chemical Engineering

July 7, 2016 ‖ The Department of Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS) has a new leader, as Vladimir Alvarado assumed duties this week as department head.

Audra DeStefano, right, and Assistant Professor Dongmei Li discuss membrane technology in a lab.

UW Chemical Engineering Standout Balances Competition and Academics

June 24, 2016 ‖ Audra DeStefano is used to pushing herself to reach the finish line, wherever it might be.

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Dept. 3295

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: 307-766-2500


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