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Department Chair

Professor Zhenan Bao

Zhenan Bao is Department Chair and K.K. Lee Professor of Chemical Engineering, and by courtesy, a Professor of Chemistry and a Professor of Material Science and Engineering. She is Faculty Fellow of ChEM-H and a Senior Fellow of the Precourt Institute for Energy at Stanford University. She founded the Stanford Wearable Electronics Initiate (eWEAR) and serves as the faculty director.


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Undergraduate Programs

Chemical Engineers conceive and design processes to produce, transform, and transport materials -- beginning with experimentation in the laboratory and followed by implementation of technologies in full-scale.

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Our Master of Science (MS), available on campus or completely online, is a terminal degree program for those who want to gain advanced knowledge in a focused area of chemiscal engineering to pursue a career in industry or a professional degree such as medicine, law, education or business.

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Upcoming Fall 2018 Colloquium

4:00pm, Shriram 104

Nov 26, 2018
Professor Matt Paszek, Cornell University

Jan 07, 2019
Professor David Mooney, Harvard University

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