School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy

The Program

Chemical engineering is a rigorous and creative discipline that is concerned with the study of matter and energy and their transformation into forms useful for society. The chemical engineering program at ASU is devoted to undergraduate and graduate education, innovative education and discovery, and is recognized nationally among the top 50 chemical engineering programs by U.S. News & World Report. The chemical engineering faculty are committed to fully developing students’ potential by providing a unique and stimulating learning and research environment, exposing students to a diversity of viewpoints and teaching/learning styles, and preparing students to work in teams to solve real-world, multidisciplinary problems.

Vision Statement

Leading discovery and education in chemical engineering science and technology.

Mission Statement

Providing innovative scholarship, education and service in chemical engineering to catalyze positive changes in society.

Quick Facts

  • Program Chair: Lenore Dai
  • Total Enrollment: 706
  • Undergraduate Students: 631
  • Graduate Students: 75
  • Tenured & Tenure-track Faculty: 13
  • Research Faculty: 2
  • Research Expenditures: $3,500,000 (2012)
  • Peer-reviewed Journal Publications: 55 (2012)