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The Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science at Stevens Institute of Technology offers both undergraduate and graduate degree programs with an emphasis on challenging coursework, award winning faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and unique research opportunities.
As one of the primary goals at Stevens, many of our educational programs are integrated with faculty research in order to foster creativity and entrepreneurship. The Technogenesis environment at Stevens enourages students and faculty to pursue their ideas for new technologies from concept through to commercial embodiment where appropriate, while preserving the traditional mission of an academic institution. In the CEMS Department students and faculty have recently been engaged in Technogenesis activities in the areas of microchemical systems and the processing of highly filled materials. To learn more, visit our Senior Design Projects page.
In a recent article that can be seen here, CNN highlights a study indicating that students graduating with Engineering Degrees, specifically in the technology field, enjoy some of the most lucrative careers in the nation. The academic opportunities in the Chemical Engineering and Materials Science Department prepare students for a successful career in this highly sought after profession.
Chemical Engineers create, design, operate and improve processes which are vital to our society. The programs offered by the Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science produce broad-based graduates who are prepared for careers not only in the traditional petrochemical industry, environmental engineering, and specialty chemicals, but also in such high technology areas as
- Biochemical and Biomedical Engineering
- Electronic and Semi-Conductor Processing
- Plastics and other high performance materials
- Electrochemical Processing
Materials science and engineering impacts almost all industrial activities, and has been a key enabler of most of the technological advances that have shaped our modern world. This field encompasses a spectrum from new materials development, to exploitation of their functionality through molecular and nanoscale design, high-degree of controlled synthesis and assembly, and incorporation of their (multi)functionality into components, devices, or systems. It also includes sustainability issues related to our finite materials resources and the impact of materials utilization and disposal on the environment.