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Keep the Department of Chemical Engineering front and center 
We offer a range of opportunities to get — and stay — connected to the innovative people and ideas emerging from the department. 

Connect & Collaborate with Chemical Engineering
We invite everyone interested in Chemical Engineering at Stanford to get involved, further their knowledge, participate in hands-on learning, and stay informed on the latest news from the department. 

Make the most of your alumni experience by taking advantage of these special alumni resources your career
Behind the innovations, as one of the premier research institutions, our greatest resource is our people
We welcome industry to participate in our research and close collaboration, and give your business opportunities

Alumni Spotlight

Lynden Archer 
Ph.D. ’94 Stanford Chemical Engineering
“I grew up in Guyana surrounded by culture, cricket, and languages...”
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Katie Nardi
Ph.D. ’15 Stanford Chemical Engineering
“To me, being a chemical engineer means keeping the big picture...”
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A virtual tour

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This 13-minute student-hosted virtual tour. You can explore our home building.
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Newsletter

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Research and Ideas emails are your source for groundbreaking research and thought-provoking ideas and innovations from engineers.
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Degrees & Programs
How do I apply?

Stanford Chemical Engineering academic degree programs leverage masterful teaching expertise in producing and manipulating chemicals and materials with new properties for energy, medicine, and electronics.
Academics & Admissions

Stories & Voices

Meghali Chopra

Meghali Chopra
Ph.D. ’11 Stanford Chemical Engineering
“#IAmAnEngineer: As a chemical engineer, I focus on improving ...”
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Shari Libicki

Shari Libicki
Ph.D. ’85 Stanford Chemical Engineering
“My course Environmental Regulation and Policy is all about ...”
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Our Research Areas

Chemical engineers have been improving our well-being for more than a century.
 Research & Impact


Research Groups

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Through the development and application of engineering principles across disciplines, we are tackling the major challenges of the 21st century.
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Meet our Graduate Student Action Committee

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Here you'll find a plethora of information about the Ph.D. Experience both inside and out of the lab. Hopefully, this website will be a useful resource to help answer your questions about Ph.D. logistics, finances, and GSAC events.
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Over 50 years after its founding, the Chemical Engineering department is in the middle of a dynamic expansion organized around its three areas of strategic focus: life, energy, and the environment. Every dollar contributed will go toward furnishing new labs, graduate fellowships for first-year students, and startup packages for our growing faculty.