Welcome to the Department of Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech!
The ChE department is tackling the grand challenges of the 21st century and preparing our students to be tomorrow's leaders in industry and academia. Our faculty and students do research in areas including energy and water sustainability, the environment, health technologies, and materials and manufacturing. Areas of expertise include biomedical engineering, polymer science and engineering, colloids and interfaces, process design and systems engineering, catalysis and surface science, supercritical fluids, membranes and advanced separation techniques. The ChE department offers both undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.Eng., M.S., Ph.D.) programs.