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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.  


CHE 4014: Chemical Engineering Laboratory offered on-campus at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA

  • Course Request: Usually December-January.

Unit Operations Laboratory course at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) in Lyngby, Denmark

  • Application Deadline:  Jan. 25th, 2019.

Unit Operations Lab and Undergraduate Research Exchange Program with the Ruhr University of Bochum (RUB) in Bochum, Germany

  • Application Deadline:  Dec. 14th, 2018.