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We believe chemical engineering holds the key to a healthier, cleaner and more efficient world, and a better tomorrow for all

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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

Learn more about Stanford Chemical Engineering
from our community. 

Student Spotlight

Elise Loppinet

Elise Loppinet

PhD Candidate
Chemical Engineering

"I had the pretty amazing opportunity to visit Stanford when I was in high school..." Read Elise’s story

Chunzi Liu

Chunzi Liu

PhD Candidate
Chemical Engineering

"For me, graduate research has been a process of connecting the dots, and the thread is my passion for..." Read Chunzi’s story

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Daniel Corral

PhD Candidate
Chemical Engineering

"Before attending graduate school, I was passionate about energy and catalysis, but I did not know to what ..." Read Daniel’s story

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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.