Jonathan Zheng had a stellar undergraduate career at UVA Engineering, a record that has been recognized with one of four Outstanding...
Chemical Engineering: Helping society meet its goals for sustainable energy, clean water and better health
Drawing on expertise in areas like catalysis, electrochemical systems, transport properties of biological systems and polymers for membranes and biomaterials, our faculty bridge the gaps between molecular-level interactions and real-world applications. Using advanced molecular engineering strategies, we are driving innovation in fields as varied and as important to society as solar energy and battery technologies, natural gas to chemical conversions, water purification, pollutant remediation, tissue engineering and pharmaceutical processing and drug delivery.
Liheng Cai and his students have developed a prototype crystal for active, fast control of light.
From sending students tools for conducting experiments at home to creating simulators, faculty have worked to bring key concepts to...
Bryan Berger and his research team are developing novel ways to remediate soil and water contamination from widely used chemicals...
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Average undergraduate class size (last 5 years)
$ 78 K
Average starting salary for industrial employment: 2019 B.S. graduates
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