Academics
Concentrations in Chem. Eng.

Chemical engineering students will choose a focus area by the end of their third year of study. The five key application domains are: (a) biomedical, (b) alternate energy systems, (c) advanced materials, (d) semiconductor processing, and (e) environmental issues.

Below is a sampling of courses that may be offered in each of the five focus areas.

Biomedical Technical Electives

MECE-358 Contemporary Issues in Bioengineering
MECE-557 Applied Biomaterials
MECE-407 Biomedical Device Engineering
MECE-656 Applied Biotransport
ISEE-730 Biomechanics

Alternate Energy Systems Technical Electives

MECE-529 Renewable Energy Systems
MECE-733 Sustainable Energy Management
MECE-710Fuel Cell Technology

Advanced Materials Technical Electives

MECE-544Introduction to Composite Materials
MECE-557 Applied Biomaterials

Semiconductor Processing Technical Electives

MCEE-201 IC Technology
MCEE-503 Thin Films

Environmental Technical Electives

ENVS-301 Environmental Science Field Skills
MECE-357Contemporary Issues in Energy and the Environment
BIOL-371Freshwater Ecology
BIOL-370Environmental Microbiology
MECE-733 Sustainable Energy Management
ISEE-787Design for the Environment