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    Powering the Future – more power and more efficient
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    Shannon McCormick, Chemical Engineer
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    Making Batteries Smaller, Lighter and More Longlasting

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

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


  • I know upon graduation I will be prepared to begin my career as a...
    Bria Cherebin
  • I always feel like there is somewhere I can go if I need help with an...
    Eileen Kobal
  • My professors and advising staff are always willing to help with homework...
    Shannon McCormick
  • 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
  • Nanotechnology for environmental applications
  • Nanomaterials for energy conversion, transmission, and storage devices
  • Applications of Mathematical Modeling to Dynamic Systems
  • Soft nanomaterials for Biomedicine and the Environment