The Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department at the University of Toledo offers a
BS in Chemical Engineering,
MS in Chemical Engineering, and
PhD in Engineering.
On these pages you will find additional information about our educational and research programs.
The latest accomplishments of our students, alumni, and staff are highlighted in the Department News column.
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The Chemical Engineering program is accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Experiments in Space September 30, 2014
Dr. Schall's protein crystallization experiments were carried to the ISS aboard a SpaceX Dragon capsule. This photo shows the capsule just prior to docking.
Professor Schall's Research Launches to the ISS September 22, 2014
Early September 21, protein crystallization experiments from UT took off from the Kennedy Space Center for the International Space Station, culminating a year of preparation. The research is led by Dr. Schall with co-investigators Drs. Ronning, Mueser, and Hanson as well as three graduate students, Steven Dajnowicz, Michael Banco, and Nandu Yanna. The experiments seek to produce neutron diffraction crystals and are supported by a grant from the Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS).
Students Receive AIChE Awards September 15, 2014
Congratulations to Ryan Kremer for receipt of the AIChE Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence Award and to Alec Cielinski for receipt of the AIChE Outstanding Freshman Award! Both awards include complimentary registration and $50 travel allowance for attendance at the upcoming 2014 Annual Student Conference.
Faculty Busy This Past Summer September 1, 2014
Professor Kim taught a class in the Petroleum & Petrochemical College of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. He also spent 10 weeks at the Air Force Institute of Technology in Dayton.
Professor Escobar was in the news as an expert on the water woes in Toledo due to elevated microcystins. A list is available on her web page.
Professor Lipscomb was a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore.
Ask your faculty about their experiences!
Professor Lapitsky's Research on Langmuir's Cover July 8, 2014
The latest work of Professor Lapitsky and graduate students Yan Huang and Patrick Lawrence on adhesive gels is featured on the July 8, 2014 cover of Langmuir. Congratulations!
Professor Kim Invited to Thailand June 13, 2014
Professor Dong-Shik Kim was invited to teach his Chemical Reaction Engineering course at the Petroleum & Petrochemical College of Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. He will be busy this summer as he also plans to spend time at the Air Force Institute of Technology in Dayton.
Faculty Teach Workshops at NAMS 2014 June 4, 2014
Three Professors co-instructed workshops at the 2014 annual meeting of the North American Membrane Society (NAMS). Professor Coleman co-taught Polymeric and Inorganic Membrane Materials and Membrane Formation, Professor Escobar co-taught Membranes for Water Treatment, and Professor Lipscomb co-taught Membranes for Gas Separations.
Professor to Co-Organize International Membrane Meeting June 4, 2014
Professor Glenn Lipscomb and Professor Ranil Wickramasinghe (University of Arkansas) will co-organize the 2017 International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes in San Francisco, CA. This triennial meeting is the largest global meeting of membranologists and is held every nine years in North America.
Dr. Nave Named PVAMU Provost May 16, 2014
Prof. Felecia McInnis Nave (PhD 2005) was selected Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at Prairie View A&M University (read more here). Prof. Nave received her degree working with Professor Maria Coleman. Congratulations Dr. Nave!
Renee Norrils Receives Masters May 15, 2014
Renee Norrils (Department Secretary) received a master of liberal studies degree at the spring 2014 commencement. She is a member of Golden Key International Honour Society and the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Congratulations Renee!
First Selfie at College of Engineering Commencement May 7, 2014
Graduate Brian McGlown took the first ever selfie at the College of Engineering Commencement. Congrats to Brian and all of the Spring 2014 graduates.
AIChE Student Chapter Takes 2nd Place in ChemE Car Competition May 1, 2014
Congratulations to The University of Toledo AIChE Student Chapter for taking second place in the North Central Regional ChemE Car Competition! Videos of their two runs are available here: Run 1 and Run 2.
They are eligible to compete in the national competition at the AIChE Annual Meeting November 16-21, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.
You also may watch Sophomore Matthew Kurek describe car operation here.
Joe Montion Takes 2nd Place in Paper Competition May 1, 2014
Congratulations to Junior Joseph P. Montion for taking second place in the North Central Regional Student Paper Competition!
Joe presented his work with Professor Maria Coleman on polymeric ionic liquids.