The Chemical Engineering office (245 Goodwin Hall) will be operating BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, Monday - Friday, 9AM - 3PM. Masks or other face coverings ARE REQUIRED. Electronic communication is the primary form of communication. Please use the contact information below for main points of contact.

Undergraduate Advising - Gary Whiting -

Undergraduate Research Forms - Jane Price -

Grad Students/Travel Reimbursements - Diane Cannaday -

Purchasing/Hokiemart/Reimbursements - Stacey Ratcliffe -

Department Head - David Cox -

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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. 

Recent ChE News

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Students working in lab
Students giving poster presentations