Chemical and Biological Engineering

Chemical and Biological Engineering

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In Chemical Engineering, the science gets applied to real products and real solutions that have the greatest impact on society. It is engineering that combines many different concepts and skill sets, and is broadly applicable. Find out more about how a Chemical Engineering degree from Drexel sets the foundation for your success across a spectrum of professions.

Prospective Undergraduate Students

Get to know Drexel through a campus visit, offered Monday to Friday and most Saturdays, or a college-wide Open House event.

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Prospective Graduate Students

The deadline for PhD applicants is January 7, 2019. Please visit our prospective graduate students page for more information on our program.

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Under the advisement of Dr. Steven Wrenn, (CBE), Cimorelli is studying the development of a next-generation ultrasound enhancing agent that is engineered for quantifying myocardial perfusion, for monitoring ischemia, and for detecting infarction. With this GIRE scholarship, he hopes to translate his skill set to a new problem – developing a biomarker for kidney cancer from liquid biopsy by using Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging.

PhD Candidate Michael Cimorelli Wins Prestigious IIE Graduate International Research Experiences Scholarship

Under the advisement of Dr. Steven Wrenn, (CBE), Cimorelli is studying the development of a next-generation ultrasound enhancing agent that is engineered for quantifying myocardial perfusion, for monitoring ischemia, and for detecting infarction. With this GIRE scholarship, he hopes to translate his skill set to a new problem – developing a biomarker for kidney cancer from liquid biopsy by using Surface Plasmon Resonance Imaging.

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The Guiding Star Award recognizes exceptional collegiate leaders with at least two years of SWE membership at the end of the previous fiscal year who have made outstanding contributions to SWE, the engineering community, their campus, and the community. The award also recognizes Kristine’s continuing dedication to SWE’s mission – striving to highlight the impact and importance of women in engineering across the globe, leading by example, and demonstrating that a career in engineering can be a fulfilling, rewarding pursuit for women of any background.

CBE Undergraduate Kristine Loh Receives Society of Women Engineers Guiding Star Award

The Guiding Star Award recognizes exceptional collegiate leaders with at least two years of SWE membership at the end of the previous fiscal year who have made outstanding contributions to SWE, the engineering community, their campus, and the community. The award also recognizes Kristine’s continuing dedication to SWE’s mission – striving to highlight the impact and importance of women in engineering across the globe, leading by example, and demonstrating that a career in engineering can be a fulfilling, rewarding pursuit for women of any background.

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Alumni Spotlight

Our alumni graduate with a higher level of confidence on entering the workforce, and are securing more impactful and better-paying and jobs than ever.

Our graduates go on to excel in: academia, industry, government, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medicine, law, and many other fields.

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Shyno Mathew hails from the first town in all of India to achieve 100% literacy among its residents.

Shyno Mathew

Shyno Mathew hails from the first town in all of India to achieve 100% literacy among its residents.

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The Young Engineer of the Year Award annually recognizes an outstanding engineer 35 years of age or under who has demonstrated leadership and made a recognized contribution to the engineering profession, as well as contribution and participation in charitable, civic, and technical affairs.

Eleanor Small Named Delaware Valley Young Engineer of the Year

The Young Engineer of the Year Award annually recognizes an outstanding engineer 35 years of age or under who has demonstrated leadership and made a recognized contribution to the engineering profession, as well as contribution and participation in charitable, civic, and technical affairs.

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2018 Quick Facts

475
Total number of students enrolled
$780
Average weekly co-op wage for CBE students
$4,600,000
2018 total departmental amount of research expenditures

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