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    Shannon McCormick, Chemical Engineer
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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

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

Testimonials

  • 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
  • Chemical Engineering at RIT gave so many wonderful opportunities like...
    Ryan Foringer
  • The professors are personally interested in every student's success...
    Samantha Pustulka
  • My professors and advising staff are always willing to help with homework...
    Shannon McCormick

Research

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