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Department of Chemical Engineering

About Chemical Engineering

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.

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Degree Programs

Why Chemical Engineering?

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  • 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.

Contact Us

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EN 4055
Dept. 3295
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: (307)-766-2500

1000 E. University Ave. Laramie, WY 82071
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