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The Chemical 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.
Professors Lapitsky and Seo Receive Patent November 1, 2017
Congratulations to Professors Yakov Lapitsky and Youngwoo Seo for the award of US Patent 9,788,541 entitled "Antibacterial Surfactant/Microgel Formulations, Methods of Making and Methods of Using the Same"!
ChemE Student Featured in UT Halloween Video October 31, 2017
Chemical Engineering student, Ryan Pickens, was featured in a UT Halloween video with Rocky. Click here to view. Awesome clip!
Doctoral Students Win Awards October 15, 2017
Ghazaleh Vaseghi and Lijiao Liu received the first and third place awards, respectively, for presentations of their doctoral research
at the 2017 Ohio American Water Works Association Meeting held September 26-29, 2017. Congratulations!
Profs. Kim and Seo Awarded Patent October 3, 2017
Professors Kim and Seo received patent #9,675,717 for the development of an "Electromagnetic polymer composite material for anti-fouling effect". Congratulations!
Luke Gorbett Named Honors Student of the Week September 14, 2017
Chemical Engineering Sophomore Honors student Luke Gorbett was named Honors Student of the Week. Read more about Luke
Professor Viamajala Leads Team in Algae Research September 8, 2017
Professor Viamajala received an award from the US Department of Energy to develop cultivation methods for microalgae in high-salinity/alkalinity environments.
He will lead a team of researchers from the University of Toledo, Montana State University, and the University of North Carolina. Congratulations Professor Viamajala.
Professor Ponnaiyan Recognized September 4, 2017
Professor Ponnaiyan received the best poster award for his presentation on Project Based Science (PBS) at the ASEE Summer School for chemical engineering faculty. His work will be featured in Chemical Engineering Education, the premier archival journal for chemical engineering educators.
Congratulations Professor Ponnaiyan!
Professor Lapitsky Receives Award September 4, 2017
Professor Lapitsky is the recipient of a National Science Foundation PFI Award to develop underwater sealants. He will work with Professors Seo and Liberatore on the project.
Congratulations Professor Lapitsky!
Professor Liberatore Receives Three Awards September 4, 2017
Professor Liberatore is the recipient of three awards including: 1) a contract from the US Army Contracting Command -APG-RTP Division to support his work in the fuel cell membrane area,
2) a National Science Foundation award for integration of You Tube videos in the classroom, and 3) a grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund.
Congratulations Professor Liberatore!
Dasari Named Vice-President and Treasurer of The Andersons, Inc. August 31, 2017
World-Grain.com reports that Srikanth Dasari (MS 1995)
is the new Vice-President and Treasurer of The Andersons, Inc. He will provide leadership in finance functions and risk management. Congratulations Srikanth!
Students Receive AIChE Awards August 31, 2017
Two undergraduate students have received AIChE awards. Joshua Steiner received the 2016-2017 Donald F. Othmer Sophomore Academic Excellence Award and Gerrett Ellett received the 2016-2017 Freshman Recognition Award.
Both awards include free registration at the 2017 AIChE Annual Meeting and $50 for meeting travel expenses.