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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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Diego Bustamante
BS Candidate

Diego Bustamante

"Beyond research, what struck me most about the department was its strong sense..."

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Connor Call
PhD Candidate

Connor Call

"Ultimately, I chose to come to Stanford because of the people and the research that..."

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Vinny Suja
Ph.D. ‘21

Vineeth (Vinny) Chandran Suja

"The most meaningful experience at Stanford was undoubtedly TAing for Chem 120A..."

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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.