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Chemical engineering applies the core scientific disciplines of chemistry, physics, biology, and mathematics to transform raw materials or chemicals into more useful or valuable forms, invariably in processes that involve chemical change. 

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Application Areas

  • Reducing the Environmental impact of Technology
  • Biomedical Therapies and Materials
  • Transformation of Raw Materials into Essential Chemicals
  • Development of alternative energy systems


  • I know upon graduation I will be prepared to begin my career as a...
    Bria Cherebin
  • My professors and advising staff are always willing to help with homework...
    Shannon McCormick
  • I always feel like there is somewhere I can go if I need help with an...
    Eileen Kobal
  • Chemical Engineering at RIT gave so many wonderful opportunities like...
    Ryan Foringer
  • The professors are personally interested in every student's success...
    Samantha Pustulka


  • Mitigating environmental impact through multi-scale modeling and experiment
  • Nanomaterials for energy conversion, transmission, and storage devices
  • Nanotechnology for environmental applications
  • Applications of Mathematical Modeling to Dynamic Systems
  • Soft nanomaterials for Biomedicine and the Environment