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.
Jordan Keefe Receives Jefferson Award February 27, 2014
Congratulations to ChemE senior Jordan Keefe for his recognition by the University of Toledo as a Jefferson Awards Champion Honoree. Jordan started his own non-profit organization in 2013 called 'Save the Feet'. As an award recipient, Jordan will be attending a recognition event in Washington DC. Click here view local news reports on the award.
Kazem Ardakani Recipient of Phi Kappa Phi Award December 2, 2013
Doctoral student Kazem Ardakani received Phi Kappa Phi's Award of Excellence in recognition of superior academic achievement.
Joanne Beckwith Named 2013-14 Tau Beta Pi Scholar October 25, 2013
This past summer, Joanne Beckwith was named a Tau Beta Pi Scholar for 2013-14. Joanne is a member of the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, Omega Chi Epsilon Chemical Engineering Honor Society, and UT ballroom dance society. She plans on pursuing a Ph.D. in chemistry after graduation. The complete list of scholars is available here.
CHEE Student Speaks with President about Tutoring October 11, 2013
CHEE student Meri Mullins speaks with President Jacobs about her experiences as a tutor in the Learning Enhancement Center in the October 11 edition of The President's Message. The video is available here.
Professor Escobar Interviewed by AIChE September 24, 2013
Professor Escobar was interviewed for AIChE's Women in Chemical Technology series. You may hear her interview and that of the other women in the series here.
Asapu Wins Poster Competition September 24, 2013
Congratulations to Sunitha Asapu, PhD candidate in Chemical & Environmental Engineering, who won the Ohio Section American Water Works Association 2013 Annual Student Poster Competition. Pictured with Sunitha are organizers of the student poster competition.
Zalesak and Rice Receive AIChE Awards September 19, 2013
Congratulations to Cory Zalesak for receipt of the 2012-13 AIChE Outstanding Freshman Award and Clayton Rice for receipt of the 2012-13 AIChE Sophomore Academic Excellence Award. Both awards cover the registration cost of the 2013 Annual Student Conference and provide a $50 travel allowance.
Professor Varanasi Receives Patent August 28, 2013
Congratulations to Professor Varanasi for receipt of US Patent 8,507,232 entitled "Methods for Fermentation of Xylose and Hexose Sugars". Co-inventors include former CHEE graduate student Kripa Rao, current BIOE Professor Relue, and former BIOE graduate student Dawei Yuan.
Student Collects Shoes for Haiti August 1, 2013
CHEE senior, Jordan Keefe, has collected more than 1,000 shoes for his non-profit, Save the Feet to distribute in Haiti. Way to go Jordan! Read more here.