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Chemical Engineering DEI

Stanford Chemical Engineering is committed to fostering diversity in all forms and supporting every student in reaching their full potential to be leaders and innovators in their field.

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Undergraduate Programs

The mission of the undergraduate program in Chemical Engineering is to develop students’ understanding of the core scientific, mathematical, and engineering principles that form the foundation underlying these processes. 

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Graduate Programs

The Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering is awarded after the completion of a minimum of 135 units of graduate work, satisfactory completion of any additional university and departmental requirements. 

The Student Experience | Stories & Voices

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Sarah Yribarren
BS Candidate

Sarah Yribarren

"When I started at Stanford, I had never considered pursuing Chemical Engineering. I lacked a strong..."

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PhD Candidate

Daniela Marin

"Growing up as a daughter of immigrant farm workers, I saw the impacts that extreme..."

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Abigail Grosskopf
Ph.D. ‘22

Abigail Grosskopf

"I defended my PhD a little over a year ago in May 2022, after studying with Professor Eric Appel..."

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Medea Neek and Max Levine

Why Stanford ChemE?

Stanford Chemical Engineering works on technologies to develop chemical transformations and processes, creating useful products and materials that improve society. We are tackling the major challenges of the 21st century.

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Chemical engineering addresses a broad range of technologies to develop chemical transformations and processes, creating useful products, and materials that improve society.

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Our Research & Impact

Stanford Chemical Engineering focuses on a multidisciplinary approach that draws upon Stanford’s world-leading expertise to create an impact on 21st-century challenges.