The Unit Operations Lab (UO Lab) is the hallmark course of Chemical Engineering at Virginia Tech. This immersive laboratory experience is currently offered in the following three locations - on-campus at Virginia Tech, at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), and at the Ruhr University of Bochum (RUB) in Germany.
Here you can explore information about the on-campus and international options for the Unit Operations Lab.
Summer 2021 Dates:
Summer I: May 24th-July 2th
Summer II: July 7th-August 13th
July 5-July 30
Summer Exchange Program for VT students at RUB
Tentative 2021 Dates: 3rd week in May - middle of July
Application Procedure & Deadlines:
Blacksburg: Use normal Drop/Add process which opens on March 16, 2021. (Note: depending on space, you may not get the summer term that you request.)
Denmark and Germany: By 5:00pm, Friday January 29, 2021, students must submit the following to Ms. Jane Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) as a single PDF file entilted “lastname_firstname” that includes 1) a current résumé (with both overall and in-major GPA), 2) which program(s) you are interested in, and if both which is your preferred program, and 3) and a short (~1/2 page) statement of interest (i.e. why you want to participate in the program).
Early February, 2021: Interviews scheduled for students interested in Germany and Denmark programs.
Mid-February, 2021: Acceptance letters to students.
Mid-February, 2021: Application materials due to the VT Global Education Office.
Mid-March, 2021: Payment for Denmark program due.